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Sweet November (1968)

Approved | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 8 February 1968 (USA)
A woman lures emotionally crippled men into affairs, then helps them repair their lives.



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Sara Deever, a kooky Brooklyn Heights girl, sublets apartments and paints in her spare time. Each month, Sara selects from her lodgers a new lover - but only on the condition that he will let their affair end when the month expires. When Charlie Blake, a box manufacturer and her lover-of-the-month, falls in love with her, he is unwilling to give her up. Sara insists, even though it is obvious that she too has fallen in love. As the month runs out, Charlie searches desperately for the key to Sara's persistence. What he discovers provides the haunting climax to this love story. Written by alfiehitchie

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Sara... She had to be remembered by every man she met. So she divided the calendar into twelve men and gave each a month and a key to her apartment. Charlie's month was November because he belonged to Sara as no one ever would again. See more »


Comedy | Drama | Romance


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8 February 1968 (USA)  »

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Dulce noviembre  »

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Universal spent $100,000 for the rights in August 1964. See more »


Early in the film, both characters are eating hot dogs, that go from shorter to longer, back and forth, after being partially eaten. At one point Charlie is chewing, and the hot dog and bun are clearly whole. See more »


Sara Deever: Aren't you impressed by bicycle tape?
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Remade as Sweet November (2001) See more »


Sweet November
Written by Leslie Bricusse, Anthony Newley
Sung by Anthony Newley
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One of the best
7 February 2001 | by (chicago, il) – See all my reviews

I only saw this movie one time and that was when it was first released, over 30 years ago. But this movie was such a sweet yet bitter sweet movie that I have never forgotten it. The story was so powerful that it has lasted in my memory for 3 decades. Maybe it was because it was the kind of love that i longed for; one that is total and complete. Then ends never to be found again.

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