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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
Gustavo Salmerón ...
Rafael
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Dave Summers
Eusebio Lázaro ...
Don Miguel
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Alison Hayes
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Freddy
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Diane
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Director (as Antonio Gil Martí nez)
Heather Weeks ...
Carol
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Janice
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Simon
David Spinx ...
Vendor (as Dave Spinks)
David Fishley ...
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 | destiny | love | friend | spanish | 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  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$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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A non original plot, with great variation.
8 December 1998 | by (London) – See all my reviews

After being bored for 10 minutes by a terrible British short, this film came as a much more refreshing style of film. With it's very similar style to "Sliding Doors", this films goes about portraying the life of a strugling actor that stumbles across some strange dust men after ruining his relationship with his long term girlfriend, they manage to send him through time to the year before, in fact to the same day he ruined his relationship, he must now try to end his affair with fellow actress which in turn would end the jeapardy of his relationship. A well thought out plot, although not original, the acting is extremely good from the stars in their first film together. They convey their relationship well and leave the audience wanting them to make it. A nice romantic comedy, which may not appeal to everyone but certainly to those fans of Sliding Doors, Picture Perfect, My Best Friends Wedding etc.


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