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When Night Is Falling (1995)

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An uptight and conservative woman, working on tenure as a literacy professor at a large urban university, finds herself strangely attracted to a free-spirited, liberal woman who works at a local carnival that comes to town.

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Reverend DeBoer
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Timothy
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Tory
Clare Coulter ...
Tillie
Karyne Steben ...
Trapeze Artist #1
Sarah Steben ...
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Hang Glider #1
Tom Melissis ...
Hang Glider #2
Stuart Clow ...
Hang Glider #3
Richard W. Farrell ...
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Fides Krucker ...
Roaring Woman
Thom Sokoloski ...
Man with Goatee
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Camille and Martin are in love and teachers at a christian college; they get the opportunity to get a better job, but they would have to marry for that. But when Camille's dog dies, she recognizes that her love for Martin is not even as big as the love for her dog. After that, Camille gets to know Petra, and Petra falls in love with Camille. They meet again, but Camille is very unsure about her feelings. When Martin is away for a weekend, Camille and Petra meet in the Circus where Petra is working as an acrobat. They spend the night together, but Martin finds out about it and is shocked. He has an argument with Camille, and she goes burying her dog in the snow, and falls asleep... Written by Alan Tiedemann <AlanTie@aol.com>

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

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17 November 1995 (USA)  »

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$1,194,152 (USA)
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Camille: Well, don't people like you just have friends, sometimes?
Petra: Yes, 'people like me' do.
Camille: And, why couldn't I be one?
Petra: I'm attracted to you, Camille.
Camille: It's ok, it's ok. We're not animals, we don't always have to act on our attractions.
Petra: What would we do, as friends?
Camille: Have fun.
Petra: Fun - sounds like a buddy movie.
Camille: Yes, exactly. Like Thelma and Louise. But... without the guns.
Petra: Oh, well, no guns, I don't know...
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After the end credits roll, Bob the dog is seen running away from camera into a snow-covered field. See more »

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SYMPHONY NO. 4 IN D MINOR OP. 13
Composed by Antonín Dvorák (as Antonin Dvorak)
Performed by West Bohemian National Orchestra
Conducted by Stanislav Bogunia
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A beautiful, romantic movie
9 April 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is really tender, touching, and warm. The 2 lead actresses were very good and had good chemistry in between them. These 2 have complete opposite personalities with different passions for lives. Yet somehow, they come across with one another and fall in love with each other. Camille fought with her own inner feelings for Petra and finally, she went for who she really loved. The ending is very sweet, the true love staying with each other. Sometimes it is difficult to figure out what you really want but what is more importantly how you embrace it despite all difficulties in life. Camille had to go thru emotional battles with her feelings for her boyfriend and the Christian school job. The circus performances scenes were great and interesting. The lovemaking scene between them is very passionate and romantic. These 2 actresses were excellent. The dialogs are interesting. The director has done an outstanding job with both directing and writing. Overall, it is a great movie to watch and keep for collection. Highly recommended.


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