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Twice Upon a Yesterday (1998)
"The Man with Rain in His Shoes" (original title)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Romance  -  25 June 1999 (USA)
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A shambling, out-of-work actor, desperate to win back the affections of his ex-girlfriend, unexpectedly stumbles upon a way to turn back the clock.

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Sylvia Weld
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Victor Bukowski
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Louise
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Rafael
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Dave Summers
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Don Miguel
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Alison Hayes
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Carol
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Vendor (as Dave Spinks)
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Pianist (as Dave Fishley)
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Storyline

Victor, an out of work actor, tries to stop his ex-girlfriend, Sylvia, from marrying another man. When she refuses him, Victor is miraculously given a second chance to go back and correct the mistake which led to their break-up. Written by Lisa Dowling <redmezzo@earthlink.net>

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actor | friend | spanish | love | destiny | See more »

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In the game of love, three's are wild.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for language and a scene of sexuality | See all certifications »
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Twice Upon a Yesterday  »

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$17,620 (USA) (28 May 1999)

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$258,464 (USA) (18 June 1999)
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Victor Bukowski: Even if I could pretend that you never left me... I couldn't pretend that I don't love her.
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26 August 2000 | by (Finland) – See all my reviews

Twice upon a yesterday, also known as The man with rain in his shoes, is a charming movie about various relationships in sweet chaos during the beginning of autumn in London. In this movie the classic theme of given a second chance looks at all relationships with such universally unbiased attitude, that one can't help but feel good. And Penelope Cruz is completely captivating. (I first saw her in High-Low Country where she played a jilted girlfriend, and all you could think was " maan that guy is STOO PID").

Although the movie leans towards the possibility of destiny and determination, it really seems to want to tell something more essential: relationships, no matter how perfect they seem and how much you think you love, are still incidental and never unparalleled or even unique. So it's just the way one looks at things: the attitude, the joy and responsibility of loving someone, and the strength to let go when it's time.


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