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Kiss Me Goodbye (1982)

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Not until three years after the death of her husband Jolly, Kay dares to move back into their former home, persuaded by her new fiancée Rupert. But soon her worst expectations come true, ... See full summary »

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Kay
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Jolly
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Rupert
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Kendall
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Charlotte
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Mrs. Reilly
Dorothy Fielding ...
Emily
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Rev. Hollis
Maryedith Burrell ...
Mrs. Newman
Alan Haufrect ...
Mr. Newman
Stephen Elliott ...
Edgar
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Billy
Edith Fields ...
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Mr. King
Gene Castle ...
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Not until three years after the death of her husband Jolly, Kay dares to move back into their former home, persuaded by her new fiancée Rupert. But soon her worst expectations come true, when not only her old memories haunt her, but also Jolly's ghost, who doesn't approve of her new mate. Invisible to anyone but Kay, he tries to prevent the wedding. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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22 December 1982 (USA)  »

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The movie was part of a 1980s cycle of Hollywood angelic comedies which had started with Heaven Can Wait (1978). The films included that movie and Two of a Kind (1983), The Devil and Max Devlin (1981), Defending Your Life (1991), Oh Heavenly Dog (1980), Kiss Me Goodbye (1982), The Heavenly Kid (1985), Made in Heaven (1987), Almost an Angel (1990) and Oh, God! (1977) and its two sequels. See more »

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In the dinner scene with Kay, Charlotte, Rupert and Rev. Hollis, Charlotte begins the dinner conversation by saying that Jolly turned her into a vegetarian. She quoted Jolly as saying that he would "never eat anything that had a face." Later, when Kay, Rupert and Jolly go to a diner for lunch, Jolly orders a cheeseburger. See more »

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Rupert Baines: Lovely hat. Batteries included?
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Remake of Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands (1976) See more »

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But It's A Nice Dream
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Sung by Dusty Springfield
Words and Music by Peter Allen
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Kiss Me Goodbye
7 May 1999 | by (Marietta, OH) – See all my reviews

Very attractive cast propels this comedy/fantasy about the ghost of a deceased husband (Caan) who pays a visit to his widow (Field) as she's about to remarry (Bridges). Robert Mulligan's touch of genius is at work one more time. The story may be a bit strained at times, but the results are satisfactory altogether in the end.


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