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David loves his wife, Gillian. Unfortunately, she died two years ago. David deals with his grief by continuing his romance with Gillian during walks with her "ghost" on the beach at night. ... See full summary »

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David loves his wife, Gillian. Unfortunately, she died two years ago. David deals with his grief by continuing his romance with Gillian during walks with her "ghost" on the beach at night. While David lives in the past, other family problems crop up in the present in the real world.... Written by David Stumme <dstumme@rochester.rr.com>

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Some love lasts a lifetime. Real love lasts forever. See more »

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Rated PG-13 for a scene involving strong language, and for some sensuality and teen drinking | See all certifications »

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18 October 1996 (USA)  »

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Par amour pour Gillian  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$77,725 (USA) (18 October 1996)

Gross:

$4,137,645 (USA) (13 December 1996)
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Freddie Prinze Jr.'s feature film debut. See more »

Quotes

David Lewis: She's ungracious, she's arrogant and this year she's going to gag on the taste of unmitigated defeat.
Paul Wheeler: She's nine.
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Referenced in The Holiday (2006) See more »

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This Is How We Do It
Written by Montell Jordan, Slick Rick and Oji Pierce
Performed by Montell Jordan
Courtesy of Rusb Associated Labels Recordings
By Arrangement with PolyGram Film & TV Licensing
Contains a sample of 'Childrens Story'
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the movie is based on the play
10 April 2004 | by (Vinton, VA) – See all my reviews

Michael Brady wrote this play, and David Kelley wrote the script for the movie. The original poster of comments went on and on about David Kelley's "weak writing" but we must remember that it is a play, Broadway Play Publishers owns the rights. What is a wonderful play does not trancend to the screen with all the warm fuzziness the script calls for. While you are able to put in on Nantucket and you get the scene feel, it needs to be seen live. The casting is marvelous, and worth it to see Peter Gallagher play someone very lost, and the music could have been more haunting. All in all if you want to see it, do. It's a good story and an ok movie, but if a local theatre is doing Gillian, do go see it. It's better as a play.


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