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Kiss Me Goodbye (1982)

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

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Kendall
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Dorothy Fielding ...
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Rev. Hollis
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Not until three years after the death of her husband Jolly, Kay dares to move back into their former house, persuaded by her new fiancé 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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A Hauntingly Romantic Comedy


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22 December 1982 (USA)  »

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Mi adorable fantasma  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$1,345,672, 26 December 1982, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$15,782,759
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Trivia

20th Century Fox head Sherry Lansing greenlit production on Robert Mulligan's concept for the movie in July 1981 according to the January 16, 1983 edition of The Los Angeles Times. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Charlotte Banning: He's such a nerd!
Kay Villano: He's not a nerd! Where did you ever come up with that word?
Charlotte Banning: Oh, just came out of my lips when I met him! NERD! Just like that.
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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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A Family Favorite
8 July 2006 | by See all my reviews

All in my family love this movie! It is truly a family favorite. There are enough comments from others that describe the movie, so I will not repeat. It is one of a few movies that all of us (myself, spouse, and daughter) can watch over and over. It is light, entertaining, sweet, and funny! There are so many lines that we quote over and over -- they have become part of our family. ("You are starting to annoy Jolly!" and many others.) We also LOVE the scene when Rupert goes to the lawyer. The reactions of the lawyer and his secretary are hilarious! And the scenes previously mentioned by others: in bed with Rupert when Jolly is there, the trip to the country, the restaurant scene on the trip to the country. The movie is perfectly cast and is my favorite for many of these actors, just for the joy it has brought to all of us.


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