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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 first artwork that Victor Geddes shows Hilary O'Neil, and the picture shown as the film's final frame, is Gustav Klimt's unfinished oil on canvas painting "Adam and Eve" (c. 1917-18). See more »

Goofs

Snow covers the ground the night of the big party in Mendocino, and the roads are frozen over with ice. The next morning, the snow and ice have disappeared from the landscape. See more »

Quotes

Victor Geddes: [to Hilary] Call me insane, but I'd venture a guess that Gordon would like to warm you up in any way possible.
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Featured in Super Secret Movie Rules: Tear Jerkers (2004) See more »

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OH YEAH
Written, Performed and Produced by Gardner Cole
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records
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Julia Roberts scores again in a 4 handkerchief role
22 February 2003 | by (Glens Falls, New York) – See all my reviews

Julia Roberts shows once again how she can take an ordinary script and turn it into a worthwhile flick. This is a great movie for one of those rainy afternoons when you don't mind a little tear here and there.No one in Hollywood can cry and hit you right in the gut like Julia. Along with Campbell Scott,who is dying from Leukemia, they both give believable performances and the music score is quite good.


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