Forever Mine (1999)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama, Romance  |  4 October 2002 (Spain)
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An affair between a cabana boy and the young wife of a sinister politician triggers a 16-year vendetta between the two men.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Manuel Esquema / Alan Riply
Mark Brice
Javier Cesti
Rick Martino
Lindsey Connell ...
Randy (as Sean C W Johnson)
Shawn Proctor ...
Cabana Boy
Russell Blackwell ...
Business Associate
Jocelyn Snowdon ...
Young Associate's Companion
Kevi Katsuras ...
Julie, Six Year-old Girl
Emily, Julie's Mother
Ronald Knight ...
Older Male Executive
Ginger King ...
Older Male's Companion
Ted Simonett ...
Mr. Galen


Two stories, 14 years apart, converge in a suburb of New York. Manuel Esquema, an international financier, whose face is badly scarred, is flying from Miami to help a New York politician negotiate a plea bargain with the Justice Department. Years before, this financier was a fresh-faced cabaña boy at a Miami Beach resort who fell in love with a young woman on holiday with her husband. The husband is now the pol, and he thinks he dispatched the cabaña boy long ago. What are Esquema's plans: revenge, mercy, or a complicated plan to seek again the woman's love? Written by <>

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Rated R for strong sexuality and violence, and for language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

4 October 2002 (Spain)  »

Also Known As:

A Sombra de uma Vingança  »

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$17,000,000 (estimated)

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2.35 : 1
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An under-hyped, under-rated love it or hate it B-flick sleeper
14 January 2002 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

"Forever Mine" is a somewhat flawed telling of an interesting and unpredictable love triangle story which is built around a solid core cast of under-rated actors (Fiennes, Mol, and Liotta). The film, which takes place over 17 years during which a Florida cabana boy struggles with an evil politician for possession of his wife, begins as a romantic melodrama and turns into a darkly obsessive war of wills. "Forever Mine" suffers from low budget appurtenances (music, sets, props, etc); an uneven flow which runs in the beginning and crawls through the middle; and an unnecessary murder which serves little purpose; etc. Those who can overlook the ragged edges of the film will be rewarded by some excellent performances and an evocative and compelling drama while, as the extremes of's users' perspectives indicate, the more analytical viewers will react quite the opposite. An earnest and interesting love it or hate it sleeper.

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