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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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Belinda Hum ...
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Kerrilyn Keith ...
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Sasha Wentges ...
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Annabelle Torsein ...
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Frank Cavallero ...
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Sam Stone ...
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Storyline

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

When Julie Andrews' character wheels the baby (James Garner's character's new-born grand-daughter) in to the mother's room for a feed, the crib on the trolley is empty in the first shot filmed from inside the room as she enters. See more »

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[Catherine and Robert have just got on the tractor]
Catherine: Can't you go faster? I could walk faster!
Robert: Okay, then get off!
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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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