Not until three years after the death of her husband Jolly, Kay dares to move back into their former home, 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>
Did You Know?
The film's source novel by Jorge Amado
had first been filmed in Brazil as Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands
(1976) [Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands] and this remake, also based on that movie, was made & released about six years after that. The novel also suggested the Broadway musical "Saravà". See more
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
I think it's great that she's decided to face this place, start doing things again.
So do I. But why couldn't she start with something simple. Like needlepoint, or analysis.
But It's A Nice Dream
Sung by Dusty Springfield
Words and Music by Peter Allen See more