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Sweet November (2001)

PG-13  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  16 February 2001 (USA)
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Nelson is a man devoted to his advertising career in San Francisco. One day, while taking a driving test at the DMV, he meets Sara. She is very different from the other women in his life. ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Bullock ...
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L. Peter Callender ...
Don Watson, DMV Proctor
Beatrice (as June Lomena)


Nelson is a man devoted to his advertising career in San Francisco. One day, while taking a driving test at the DMV, he meets Sara. She is very different from the other women in his life. Nelson causes her to miss out on taking the test and later that day she tracks him down. One thing leads to another and Nelson ends up living with her through a November that will change his life forever. Written by V. Piper

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She Just Needed A Month To Change His Life For Ever.


Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

16 February 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Doce Novembro  »

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Box Office


$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$11,015,226 (USA) (16 February 2001)


$6,068,804 (Europe) (10 August 2001)

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1.85 : 1
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Apparently, to prepare himself for the cross-dressing scene, Jason Isaacs wandered the drag clubs, picking up on behavior of people there. He wanted to bring Keanu Reeves along, but it would be hard to go undercover with the star of the newly-released The Matrix (1999), so he went alone. See more »


Nelson's green shirt keeps appearing and disappearing on his right shoulder during his and Sara's first long kiss. See more »


Vince Holland: Hey, uh, quick order, uh, one cappuccino to go.
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Some people just don't get it...
3 July 2004 | by (Iowa) – See all my reviews

I just saw this movie on line. I wanted more information and came across this site. I then read the review about how bad this movie is... What a load of crap.. This is not just a movie. This is a story about life and relationships. There is a saying that goes. "The meaning of life, is to give life meaning." I think that is the message of this movie. Too many times people get wrapped up in stuff and glitz and all technology and everything else we have in this life that we forget that in the end... all we have is each other.

The comments that the acting was not the best is crap too... it is harder to play the rolls these two actors portrayed than to play a bus-drivin super cop.


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