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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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Why would a sweet girl like this give the key to her apartment to a different man each month? See more »

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Originally intended as a vehicle for Samantha Eggar and Anthony Newley, who had starred together the previous year in " Doctor Dolittle ". See more »

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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 »

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Charlie Blake: Oh cut it out Sara, I love you. That means past November, past winter, past all the dumb years ahead. OK?
Sara Deever: We made an agreement, you and I, we shook hands.
Charlie Blake: Sara, kids do that.
Sara Deever: A bargain is a bargain. A sacred vow and an oath. Whoever breaks that oath must give up all memories of the other. Do you want to give up your memories of me?
Charlie Blake: No, of course I don't, and I don't have to.
Sara Deever: No, no, I know, I know you don't have to, but supposing that you did.
Charlie Blake: Sara, that's silly, I'd have no control over it. I ...
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Remade as Sweet November (2001) See more »

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Sweet November
Written by Leslie Bricusse, Anthony Newley
Sung by Anthony Newley
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Like a smell or taste you never forget...amazing film!
19 May 2002 | by (Portland OR) – See all my reviews

I cannot remember much of the details, I just remember how I felt and the indelible impression it made on me when I was in college. If ever a true romantic sappy movie ever made for a sappy romantic like me this is it. Somewhere in Time was also pretty good, but like aged wine the finest Bordeaux next to the best California wine. I haven't seen it since and I have been looking for it. I would love to see it again.


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