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Truly Madly Deeply (1990)

 -  Drama | Fantasy | Music  -  24 May 1991 (USA)
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Once upon a time there were two people in love, their names were Nina and Jamie. They were even happy enough to be able to live happily ever after, (not often the case) and then Jamie died.... See full summary »

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Nina
Jenny Howe ...
Burge
Carolyn Choa ...
Translator
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Sandy
Christopher Rozycki ...
Titus
Keith Bartlett ...
Plumber
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George
Stella Maris ...
Maura
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Harry
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Claire
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Vania Vilers ...
Frenchman
Arturo Venegas ...
Roberto
Richard Syms ...
Symonds
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Once upon a time there were two people in love, their names were Nina and Jamie. They were even happy enough to be able to live happily ever after, (not often the case) and then Jamie died. Nina is left with a house full of rats and handymen, a job teaching foreigners English and an ache that fills the night sky. Written by Anonymous

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A romantic comedy about finding love when it's least expected! See more »


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Rated PG for mature theme and mild language | See all certifications »

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$1,554,742 (USA)
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Alan Rickman had cello lessons, and handles the right (bowing) hand, but the left hand is provided by a real cellist standing behind him with his arm through Alan Rickman's armpit. Juliet Stevenson does play her piano part however. See more »

Quotes

Jamie: I blame the government.
Nina: What?
Jamie: The government.
Nina: What's the government got to do with anything?
Jamie: I hate the bastards.
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References Fitzcarraldo (1982) See more »

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Skrwawione Serce (Bleeding Heart)
Traditional Polish folk song
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Unbelievably great acting
3 February 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This film is truly (madly and deeply) one of my top 10 of all time. It shows an honest portrayal of what life must be like for someone whose lover has died. Juliet Stevenson is amazing as a woman still dealing with the death of her husband (Alan Rickman - always great).

I'm not going to get into the plot because this would just be full of spoilers, and I would actually recommend not reading the back of the video/DVD box either, just to be surprised.

One should definitely have on hand a few hankies or a large, full box of tissues. As the other commenter said, this isn't a film where one cries, this is a film where one sobs. I have never seen an actress cry on screen in such a heart-wrenching, convincing way as Juliet Stevenson. And lest you think this is just a weepy, the movie is also full of fun, humorous scenes.


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