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Truly Madly Deeply
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Release Date:
24 May 1991 (USA) See more »
A romantic comedy about finding love when it's least expected! See more »
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... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Won BAFTA Film Award. Another 17 wins & 5 nominations See more »
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A lovely examination of grief and grieving. See more (105 total) »


  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Juliet Stevenson ... Nina
Jenny Howe ... Burge
Carolyn Choa ... Translator

Bill Paterson ... Sandy
Christopher Rozycki ... Titus
Keith Bartlett ... Plumber

David Ryall ... George
Stella Maris ... Maura
Ian Hawkes ... Harry

Deborah Findlay ... Claire

Alan Rickman ... Jamie
Vania Vilers ... Frenchman
Arturo Venegas ... Roberto
Richard Syms ... Symonds

Michael Maloney ... Mark
Mark Long ... Isaac

Teddy Kempner ... Freddie
Graeme Du-Fresne ... Pierre
Frank Baker ... Bruno
Tony Bluto ... Anthony
Awam Amkpa ... Ghost
Hamilton Baillie ... Ghost
Nick Burge ... Ghost
Steven Deproost ... Ghost

Nitin Ganatra ... Ghost (as Nitin Genatra)
Leroy Joseph ... Ghost
Jonathan Lunn ... Ghost
Eddie Vincent ... Ghost
Tom Yang ... Ghost
Heather Williams ... Midwife
Henry James ... Maura's Baby

Directed by
Anthony Minghella 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Anthony Minghella 

Produced by
Robert Cooper .... producer
Simon Mills .... associate producer
Mark Shivas .... executive producer
Original Music by
Barrington Pheloung 
Cinematography by
Remi Adefarasin 
Film Editing by
John Stothart 
Casting by
Michelle Guish 
Production Design by
Barbara Gosnold 
Art Direction by
Jim Holloway 
Costume Design by
James Keast 
Makeup Department
Jayne Buxton .... makeup artist
Fran Needham .... makeup artist
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Todd Austin .... second assistant director
Peter Markham .... first assistant director
Art Department
Joe Cleveland .... stand-by craftsman
Gill Farr .... production buyer
David Gray .... construction manager
Iain Macdonald .... graphic designer
Sound Department
Jim Greenhorn .... sound mixer
Philip Taylor .... sound
Helen Whitehead .... dubbing editor
Aad Wirtz .... sound re-recording mixer
Special Effects by
Graham Brown .... special effects supervisor
Visual Effects by
Ian Legg .... visual effects consultant
Camera and Electrical Department
Andrew Bailey .... electrician
Barry Boxall .... still photographer
Geoff Burden .... electrician
Pat Deveney .... gaffer
Mickey Ellis .... grip (as Micky Ëllis)
Peter Loring .... focus puller
Barry Moore .... electrician (as Barry More)
Jay Jay Odedra .... clapper loader
Music Department
Andy Brown .... music contractor
Keith Gunn .... music recording engineer
The London Metropolitan Orchestra .... music performed by
Andrew T. Mackay .... assistant to composer
Simon Mills .... music advisor
Other crew
Catherine Hignett .... secretary to producer
Christine McMurrich .... location manager
Jayne Spooner .... script supervisor

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Rated PG for mature theme and mild language
106 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

The poem Jamie asks Nina to translate is "The Dead Woman" by Pablo Neruda.See more »
Mark:Attempted suicide at the age of seventeen - can't remember why, I was sad about something.See more »
Movie Connections:
Raining in My HeartSee more »


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47 out of 48 people found the following review useful.
A lovely examination of grief and grieving., 30 November 2005
Author: niteotaku from Canada

A nice look at what it means to lose someone, and to be the lost as well. All too often (as in the treacly "Ghost") we are treated to a fantasy version of love and loss, where you get to have your cake (looking fab in that graveside outfit) and eat it too (dead person is wonderfully available as he guides you to your next, even better for you, love). Here, we see a woman who cannot let go, who is so paralyzed with grief she cannot live the life left to her. The man she lost untimely loves her so dearly he returns, not to take up where they left off (which is all she asks), but to guide her back into life, life he can never have again. What makes this movie admirable is the deft and sensitive rendering of the act of letting go, from both the point of view of the lost and the living.

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