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Yesterday (1981)

PG  |   |  Drama  |  28 March 1981 (Canada)
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Love story, young soldier maimed in Vietnam, allows former girlfriend to believe he's dead to spare her anguish.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Matt Kramer
Claire Pimparé ...
Gabrielle Daneault
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Tony
Jack Wetherall ...
Moose
Jacques Godin ...
Mr. Daneault
Marthe Mercure ...
Mrs. Daneault
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Professor Saunders
Daniel Gadouas ...
Claude Daneault
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Mrs. Kramer
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Bart Kramer
Jonathan Barrett ...
Marvin
Michel Blais
John Boylan
James Bradford ...
(as Jim Bradford)
David Eisner
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During the Vietnam conflict, a young American Hockey Player, Matthew, goes to college in Canada on a scholarship. There, he meets and falls in love with a beautiful young French-Canadian coed, Gabrielle. After a stupid stunt, Matthew loses his scholarship and is faced with having to return to America where he will become eligible for the draft. His grandfather, having served in the military, encourages him to do the right thing and to do his duty. At first, Matthew is conflicted, staying in Canada but soon realizing his inability to provide adequately for Gabrielle. He enlists in the army and goes to Viet Nam. While there, Matthew's heroism costs him greatly. Gabrielle is told thru a letter that Matthew has died in Viet Nam. She is pregnant with his child, something she never got to tell him. After the child is born, Gabrielle decides to travel to America and visit Matthew's mother and grandfather to show them their new grandchild. While she is there, Gabrielle discovers that Matthew ... Written by bobbyf, Phoenix

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The hockey players used to play McGill in the movie were actually the Concordia University hockey team. See more »

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Sung by Neoton Familia
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I have looked for this movie for 23 years!
12 September 2004 | by (TN/USA) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie one time in 1981 on HBO and have looked for it since.

No movie has ever touched me the way this movie has. Until today, I didn't even know the name of the movie only that a Van Patten played the lead male role. I don't know why but finding this movie has been heavy on my mind lately.

It is the best love story ever made and I will spend the next 23 years searching for a copy of it if need be. If anyone can advise me please reply.


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