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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 ...
Doctor #2
Michaela Cantwell ...
Nurse
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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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Remember to love, surrender to love, and vow to never, never forget See more »

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Rated R for sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »
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9 November 2001 (USA)  »

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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Quotes

Claire: It isn't always possible to resist... to obey the rules and deny the things that really matter.
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Connections

Referenced in The Holiday (2006) See more »

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I'll Take You Home Kathleen
Written by Thomas Payne Westendorf (uncredited)
Performed by Festival Statesman Barber Shop Chorus
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Warm, wonderful,
9 April 2003 | by (Bracebridge Ont) – See all my reviews

The image of two seniors making out should be less than lovely. But not so. Like the rest of the film, it is tasteful, erotic and rather beautiful. The characters are all too real and the situation they find themselves in all too common. Except they do something about it! I'm a senior so maybe I identified with it more than younger viewers might. Hollywood could not have made this film. But the Aussies not only took it on but executed it splendidly and sensitively. I was set to vote a 10 but the ending rather disappointed me. I don't want to reveal it. Let's just say it didn't exhibit the creativity and daring that the rest of the film does. But it still rates a 9 as one of the most interesting, delicate and fulfilling motion pictures I've ever seen.


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