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Claire
Charles 'Bud' Tingwell ...
Andreas Borg (as Charles Tingwell)
Kristine Van Pellicom ...
Young Claire
Kenny Aernouts ...
Young Andreas
Terry Norris ...
John
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Monique
Robert Menzies ...
David
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Minister
Norman Kaye ...
Gerald
Joey Kennedy ...
Sally
Liz Windsor ...
Maudie
Dawn Klingberg ...
Restaurant Owner
Peter Berger ...
Doctor #1
Kate Roberts ...
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Michaela Cantwell ...
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After more than forty years apart, Andreas and Claire embark on an affair as reckless and intense as when they were young lovers. Widowed musician Andreas decides to get back in touch with his one great love, Claire, who is still married to her first husband, John. Andreas and Claire find that the connection they shared when they were young is still there and they soon become involved in a rekindled love affair. However, this time around, there are more complications, including the possibilities of ill health and death, as well as the impact their relationship might have on John. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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First love, second chance. See more »

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Rated R for sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »
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21 December 2000 (Australia)  »

Also Known As:

Amor Eterno Amor  »

Box Office

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$20,707 (USA) (17 August 2001)

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$292,824 (USA) (12 September 2014)
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Claire: It isn't always possible to resist... to obey the rules and deny the things that really matter.
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Theme for 'The Bidding Game'
Written by Paul Grabowsky
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Luminous
2 October 2004 | by (Bozeman, MT, USA) – See all my reviews

Paul Cox's "Innocence" is a beautiful, poignant gem that deserves your attention. It is a film that manages to be both realistic and completely uncynical at the same time(an unusual achievement these days).

The story concerns two people who were lovers as teenagers, separated, and meet again fifty years later. Upon meeting again they realize that they're still in love. It probably sounds sickeningly corny but it doesn't play that way. Cox details how the reigniting of their affair affects the people around them(friends, his daughter, her son and husband)and allows time for exquisitely intelligent conversations, my favorite of which takes place between the male protagonist(Charles Tingwell)and a priest concerning the reality of God.

"Innocence" is luminous.Seek it out.


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