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Dying Young (1991)

R  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  21 June 1991 (USA)
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After she discovers that her boyfriend has betrayed her, Hilary O'Neil is looking for a new start and a new job. She begins to work as a private nurse for a young man suffering from blood ... See full summary »

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After she discovers that her boyfriend has betrayed her, Hilary O'Neil is looking for a new start and a new job. She begins to work as a private nurse for a young man suffering from blood cancer. Slowly, they fall in love, but they always know their love cannot last because he is destined to die. Written by Harald Mayr <marvin@bike.augusta.de>

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She's giving him something nobody else could. A reason to live.

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »

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21 June 1991 (USA)  »

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Todo por amor  »

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$33,669,178 (USA)
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The late Colleen Dewhurst who played Estelle Whittier's character was Campbell Scott's (Victor Geddes) mother (George C. Scott was Campbell Scott's father). See more »

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Snow covers the ground the night of the big party in Mendocino, and the roads are frozen over with ice, but the next morning, the snow and ice is completely gone from the entire landscape. See more »

Quotes

[Serving Victor his dinner]
Hilary 'Hil: Dinner.
Victor 'Vic: Thanks.
Hilary 'Hil: Eggs.
Victor 'Vic: Thank you.
Hilary 'Hil: That's all this redhead could find. There's no real food in the house. Unless you want a Twinkie omelet.
Victor 'Vic: Ha! Twinkie omelet.
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OH YEAH
Written, Performed and Produced by Gardner Cole
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records
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I liked it although I admit it's not great...
1 February 2005 | by (Buenos Aires, Argentina) – See all my reviews

I'm giving this movie an 8 out of ten for the following reasons: I am aware that it's not great but it still has "that thing" that makes you cherish it nonetheless. Even more so, some dialogues are just flat, unbelievable, but I blame the writers, not the actors.

I enjoyed Campbell Scott's performance. If anyone reading this happens to like him, I recommend Singles and the more recent Roger Dodger. Julia Roberts is good as usual, and looks really young and beautiful too.

So, I guess it works on other levels, at least for me. Anyway, check it out.


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