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One Special Night (1999)

Robert, a general contractor, is visiting his ailing wife in a nursing home. When it's time for him to leave, he has problems getting a taxi home, because of an intense snow storm. ... See full summary »

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Robert, a general contractor, is visiting his ailing wife in a nursing home. When it's time for him to leave, he has problems getting a taxi home, because of an intense snow storm. Catherine, one of the doctors, offers him a ride. However, because of the snow, their car gets stuck, requiring them to overnight in an empty cabin nearby. They talk and bond, but afterwards seem to have difficulty beginning a relationship. The third, and last, professional collaboration between long-time friends James Garner and Julie Andrews. Written by Paul Hunter aka "Bob the Moo" / revision by TrivWhiz

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Rated PG for mild language and thematic elements | See all certifications »
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28 November 1999 (USA)  »

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A Winter Visitor  »

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Trivia

The last movie of Julie Andrews and James Garner together. See more »

Goofs

The road down which James Garner and Julie Andrews ride on the tractor obviously has been plowed, even though Garner says that it hasn't been. Also, the tractor was free of snow; and in that blizzard, it should have been half-covered when they found it. The amount of snow on the ground is the ultimate unreality, as it would have taken hours for that much snow to have fallen and to drift that much. See more »

Quotes

Catherine: Oh good, there's a tractor so there must be a farm up ahead.
Robert: How do you know? The farm could have burnt down and all that's left is the tractor
Catherine: You're a glass half empty kind of fellow, aren't you?
Robert: No, I just live in the real world where people don't drive Jaguars in the snow.
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References Psycho (1960) See more »

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James Garner in his best role since "My Fellow Americans"
26 December 1999 | by (MI) – See all my reviews

James Garner and Julie Andrews reunite for this very special TV-Movie. They play two people stranded in a snow storm who through the night learn about each other and grow a meaningful friendship. James Garner is excellent, while Julie Andrews delivers a knockout performance. A great CBS movie, watch it if you get the chance.


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