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Release Date:
24 May 1991 (USA) See more »
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A romantic comedy about finding love when it's least expected! See more »
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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... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
Won BAFTA Film Award. Another 17 wins & 5 nominations See more »
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Not "Ghost" See more (104 total) »

Cast

  (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 
 
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(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
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106 min
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Terry Molloy was cut out of this film.See more »
Quotes:
Nina:Parents alive, Gloucestershire, teachers. Him geography, her history. So holidays it would be "Dad, where are we? Mum, have we been here before?"See more »
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Soundtrack:
Skrwawione Serce (Bleeding Heart)See more »

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40 out of 43 people found the following review useful.
Not "Ghost", 18 February 2006
Author: John Hutchinson- (playwrite2000) from oakland ca

Anthony Minghella, the film director, is a sneaky guy. He sets up "Truly, Madly, Deeply" as a 3 hankie weeper as Juliet Stevenson mourns the death of her young husband, inadvertently asphyxiated by an endo tube after getting "a sore throat". She isolates herself from her friends, gets snappy with well meaning relatives, bawls at the first cords of an overheard cello (hubby played one and she accompanied him on the piano), and winds up on a therapist's couch. Ah, she had such a sweet, caring, satisfying relationship with this talented, intelligent, good looking man. How tragic that his unfulfilled life should be cut so callously short leaving this truly wonderful woman bereft and in despair. So, here we are, the audience, blowing our noses, wiping our eyes, feeling her loss and wondering ourselves how we would handle such a dreadful event. We think of the lovers, spouses, children in our lives. How close and intimate we are with them and how close all of us are to being summoned by the Grim Reaper without notice. Our sympathies are totally with this grieving young woman. Imagine our glee when out of nowhere the decedent appears, back from the beyond, in the flesh. Amazing. We vicariously feel the thrill the wife feels as she leaps into his arms, madly embracing the man she thought she'd lost forever. He's back. All of him... and there's Minghella's rub. It soon becomes evident that the husband has returned, not to haunt her or torment her, but only to be himself and with a totally unexpected agenda. He returns with his good habits (they play the word games they always used to pass the time with, they frolic, they joke and laugh and look deep into each other's eyes) but he also brings along his bad traits, and it's difficult accommodating oneself to his pushy, egotistic behavior, even if he is a ghost. Patrick Sweazy made a back-from-the-dead flick ("Ghost") where he hovered over Demi Moore and made her widowhood bearable. She always knew he was there. And what a wonderful guy he was. Sweetness and light. But TMD is no "Ghost". Menghella says, instead, wait a minute. The one we grieve for was a multi-dimensional person. How soon we forget the bad and glorify the good. After the "honeymoon" is over, the widow in his movie begins to feel a bit crowded. Her husband's always complaining about how cold the flat is, turning up the heat, sneezing from the drafts, shoving up against her in bed with his clammy body. He's learned Spanish but his accent is atrocious. He brings back some "friends" with him, a motley crew, all polite, but given to watching videos ("I Vitelloni", "Hannah and Her Sisters") at all hours of the day and night. The husband rearranges the furniture. Then, she meets a wonderful man in a restaurant. He works with the disabled and does magic tricks. He wants to date her. She's attracted to him. But what does she do with the living dead hubby at home? How can she entertain anyone? Must her life now accommodate his death? Her therapist is noncomittal. The denouement is absolutely spot on.

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