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Innocence (2000)

R  |   |  Drama  |  9 November 2001 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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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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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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Also Known As:

Amor Eterno Amor  »

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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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Soundtracks

Jerusalem
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Lyrics by William Blake
Music by Sir Charles Hubert Hastings Parry
Played on the organ by Andreas in the last church scene
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One Of The Best Films Of Recent Years
13 June 2003 | by (Santa Cruz, Ca) – See all my reviews

If you haven't seen Paul Cox's film, 'A Woman's Tale'...see it. It's one of the best films ever made. Pure and simple.

Innocence is only a step behind that. Shows how our emotions never change, even in old age...the love, the passion, the jealousy, it's all there. Breaks many stereotypes about older people by showing them to be full of the same reactions we all are. Not just calm and quiet and 'respectful'...but human and full of a wide range of feelings.

GREAT FILM!!

Also see: 'Bliss' and 'Lantana' by the Australian Director Ray Lawrence if you want to know how good Australian films can be.


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