Vincent Eastman has to choose between his wife of 16 years, Sally, and his new love, Olivia. Frequent flashbacks explain the background to the marriage and the affair.

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Vincent Eastman has to choose between his wife of 16 years, Sally, and his new love, Olivia. Frequent flashbacks explain the background to the marriage and the affair. Written by Rob Hartill

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Live every move as if it were your last.

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Rated R for some language and sexuality | See all certifications »

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21 January 1994 (USA)  »

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The Things of Life  »

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$45,000,000 (estimated)

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$20,928,892 (USA)
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Trivia

Sharon Stone rang director Mark Rydell repeatedly, begging for a part in the film. Rydell automatically assumed that she was after the part of the mistress, and was quite surprised when Stone revealed that she wanted to play the frigid wife. See more »

Goofs

After the little girl gives Vincent something to eat she gets in her grandfather's truck and only partially closes the door. As the truck pulls out in the next shot the door is properly shut. See more »

Quotes

Vincent Eastman: Do you need a ride tonight? To the museum thing?
Sally Eastman: I have a lift
Vincent Eastman: Pancake-man?
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Featured in Sharon Stone - Una mujer de 100 caras (1998) See more »

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Sonata in G Minor - First Movement
By Johann Sebastian Bach (as J.S. Bach)
Performed by Irena Grafenauer, Maria Graf & David Geringas
Courtesy of Philips Classics
By Arrangement with PolyGram Special Markets
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very good
7 February 2004 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

With this movie, there's only two words to say, very good. I enjoyed this movie. Both Richard Gere and Sharon Stone give excellent acting performances. The two characters I didn't like was Olivia and Richard and Sharon's daughter, Ashley. this movie was acted and directed wondefully. great idea for using Vancouver B.C. Canada. if you don't believe me, watch the end credits, and watch how an old two dollar bill is used.

This movie, does like to jump around a lot from past to future but does a great job in doing so.

****/*****.


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