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For the Moment (1993)

 -  Romance | War | Drama  -  19 April 1996 (USA)
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The story of airmen training in rural Manitoba in the summer of 1942 to go overseas and become bomber pilots in World War II, as well as the romantic entanglements which overcome them while they contemplate life and love in a world at war.

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The story of airmen training in rural Manitoba in the summer of 1942 to go overseas and become bomber pilots in World War II, as well as the romantic entanglements which overcome them while they contemplate life and love in a world at war.

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Rated PG-13 for sexual situations, language and a poignant death | See all certifications »
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Sara McMillan's character, Kate, asks Russell Crowe's character, Lachlan, if he's New Zealander. Lachlan says he's Australian. But Crowe is in fact New Zealander, born in Wellington. See more »

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When saying goodbye to his family at the station the Union Jack Flag is flying upside down. See more »

Quotes

Lachlan: Sweet dreams.
Lill: There's no time for dreams. We've almost run out of night.
Lachlan: There's nothing wrong with daydreams.
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It's Only a Paper Moon
Music by Harold Arlen
Lyrics by Billy Rose and E.Y. Harburg
Performed by Heather Davies (chorister)
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No peaking
18 April 2006 | by (North Ogden, Utah) – See all my reviews

For the Moment is a two-hour trailer for a good movie. It's all lead-in; it never peaks, just slowly wanders along. There's tons of character background and lovely scenery--some good acting, too--but it never all comes together with any excitement whatsoever...and suddenly it's over without ever having gone beyond what should be the intro.

Think: An expensively-made Hallmark Hall of Fame production. Plenty of longing looks between the two lovebirds, much dialogue that fills time but doesn't advance the story, some 90s political correctness to do with blacks and gays that never could have existed in 1942 rural Canada, guilt for everybody--and you know who the victims are going to be from the first time you see them.

On the upside, Russell Crowe is beautiful.


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