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For the Moment (1993)

PG-13  |   |  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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Lachlan
Christianne Hirt ...
Lill
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Betsy
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Zeek
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Johnny
Sara McMillan ...
Kate
Bruce Boa ...
Mr. Anderson
Katelynd Johnston ...
Marion
Tyler Woods ...
Charlie
John Bekavac ...
Dipper
Robert G. Slade ...
Scotty
Kelly Proctor ...
Dennis
Roxanne Boulianne ...
Anne
David Warburton ...
Commander Levin
Ari Cohen ...
Cecil
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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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Romance | War | Drama

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Rated PG-13 for sexual situations, language and a poignant death | See all certifications »
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$121,548 (USA)
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Portions of the film were filmed at actual former British Commonwealth Air Training Plan bases in Manitoba. These sites include the former RCAF Stations Brandon, (the site of the Brandon Airport and the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum), Rivers and Chater. See more »

Goofs

Lachlan takes off twice in the Tiger Moth which he had landed in the fields. On both occasions the engine seems to start itself. The only way to start the Gypsy Major engine of a 1940s Tiger Moth is manually to swing the propeller. See more »

Quotes

Lachlan: That's the thing about life, Johnny. you never know where it's gonna take you from one moment to the next. and it's full of surprises.
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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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charming love-during-war story
24 April 2005 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

For the Moment is a beautiful little film of which few have heard. More's the pity.

Filmed in my home province of beautiful Manitoba, Canada, it offers an insight into the experience and emotions of two charming young people who would never have met -- given their geographically separated homelands, Australia and Canada. -- except for the eruption of World War II which created many such alliances.

The capital city of Winnipeg hosted a war-time canteen for service men and my aunt was a volunteer there. She had the honour of meeting many young lads -- from the British Empire and allied countries -- who were training at our various camps. Richard Burton was one such and he mentions, in his biography, his training experience.

The beach scene was filmed at Grand Beach which was a very popular summer site for young families and young people so it was a pleasure to see it so beautifully used in this film.

As others here have mentioned, the various backgrounds lent much to the story.

The cast was well chosen and portrayed their characters with respect and sincerity.

Thank you for the opportunity to voice my humble opinions here.


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