The story follows the life of cavalier heart-breaker Charlie Kilworth, a charismatic musician who leads a promiscuous life playing piano for a swing band in the 1930s.

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Ede Kilworth
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Charlie Kilworth
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Young Lily Kilworth
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Frederick Wyatt
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Alexandra Lamont
Deborah Pollitt ...
Eleanor Ormond
Dixie Seatle ...
Eleanor Hess
Chris Wiggins ...
James Kilworth
Susan Coyne ...
Ada Harrison
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Neddy Harrison (as Joel S. Keller)
David Hemblen ...
Nuala Fitzgerald ...
Eliza Kilworth
Isabella Fink ...
Lilly Kilworth (5-8 yrs.)
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Lilly Kilworth (12-14 yrs.)
Jeffrey Peel ...
Charlie (8 yrs.)
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The story follows the life of cavalier heart-breaker Charlie Kilworth, a charismatic musician who leads a promiscuous life playing piano for a swing band in the 1930s.

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Great period piece
29 July 2003 | by (Chesterfield, VA) – See all my reviews

This is one of those wonderful sagas that weave the life stories of several generations into one beautiful and captivating film. It tackles tough issues; like mental illness, spousal abuse,emotional family baggage, etc. in a way that enables the audience to identify and relate in this present time, even though the movie is a period piece. The story line follows very closely with the book - which is nothing short of amazing. The success of the film is due largely to the tremendous skill of actress Wendy Crewson, whose role threads through the entire film and ties everything and every one together. Her performance is full of grace and a quiet strength and makes this film a "must see."


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