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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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Lill
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Zeek
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Johnny
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Kate
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Mr. Anderson
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Marion
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Charlie
John Bekavac ...
Dipper
Robert G. Slade ...
Scotty
Kelly Proctor ...
Dennis
Roxanne Boulianne ...
Anne
David Warburton ...
Commander Levin
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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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The movie's dedication in the closing credits states: "This film is dedicated to the more than 250,000 young men and women from around the world, who participated in the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan in Canada during the Second World War and to all those whose lives and hearts they touched for a moment . . . forever." See more »

Goofs

Betsy the prostitute is shown nude from behind but in the next shot from the front when she is shot from the shoulders up it can be seen the actress is wearing a tube top. See more »

Quotes

Lachlan: Fair dinkum?
Lill: Fair dinkum. Better than stamps.
[pause]
Lill: Bye.
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Soundtracks

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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One of Russell's best
26 June 2000 | by (san diego) – See all my reviews

Russell, my fav, is gorgeous in this film. But more than that, the film covers a tremendous range of human passion and sorrow. Everything from marriage to homosexuality is addressed and respected. The film makes the viewer realize that tolerance of other humans provides the route to saving humanity. Fabulous love story between Lachlin and Lil. I replay their scenes over and over again. Anyone who has ever been in love will empathize with these people. All characters are cast and portrayed excellently.


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