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Joshua Then and Now (1985)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  20 September 1985 (USA)
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Based on a novel by Mordecai Richler, allegedly his autobiography, it tells the story of a Jewish writer, from his life as a young boy in Montreal to his more complicated grown-up life.

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Joshua Shapiro
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Pauline Shapiro
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Reuben Shapiro
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Kevin Hornby
Linda Sorensen ...
Esther Shapiro
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Jack Trimble
Ken Campbell ...
Sidney Murdoch
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Jane Trimble
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Senator Hornby
Eric Kimmel ...
Young Joshua Shapiro
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Seymour Kaplan
Yuval Kernerman ...
Young Seymour Kaplan
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Colin Fraser
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Dr. Jonathan Cole
Paul Hecht ...
Eli Seligson
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Based on a novel by Mordecai Richler, allegedly his autobiography, it tells the story of a Jewish writer, from his life as a young boy in Montreal to his more complicated grown-up life. Written by Steve Richer <sricher@sympatico.ca>

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Some men rise to greatness because of their upbringing. Joshua did it in spite of his.

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20 September 1985 (USA)  »

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Eine Liebe in Montreal  »

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CAD 10,940,000 (estimated)
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truly a magnificent film! deserving more than oblivion
13 May 2002 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

i love mainstream movies just like the next guy.. gladiator, traffic, usual suspects, shawshank redemption etc. this is a movie very different from those.. but still a great movie. alan arkin is very funny. james woods makes his best role.. and gabriell lazure is a stunning woman...


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