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Andy Spader has been happily married for 13 years, with two teenage children, when he meets a younger woman, Claire Holmes, after going to investigate a break-in at her travel agency shop. Having told his wife that he is leaving her, he learns that Claire has just discovered that she has an inoperable brain tumour and has only a few months to live. Written by Anonymous

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The movie borrows its title from the Macy Gray song "I Try": "I try to say goodbye and I choke/Try to walk away and I stumble." See more »

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Elaine Spader: You know, in my head, some nights you were like this demon standing over me with these red eyes.
Claire Holmes: And wings? Like the Meatloaf album.
Elaine Spader: You have wings if you want. So what are you gonna do?
Claire Holmes: Die, I suppose. Not so scary now, am I?
Elaine Spader: You're still scaring me.
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Sadly very lacking.
20 November 2005 | by (Glasgow, UK) – See all my reviews

ITV had built this up quite a lot as something you would not want to miss. Turned out it was something you would want to miss. There was a lot of potential about this story. However I believe they focused on the wrong things. The relationship between Andy and Claire just seemed nothing more than a one night stand. Yeah I know it was meant to be passionate, but just seemed to be had sex one night accept that they love each other and next part of the story. Considering this was on for two nights at 90 mins each it was a sloppy piece of work. Mark Strong (Andy) and Julie Graham (Elaine) were good and performed well, did feel like a husband and wife. Tamzin well she just seems to get big jobs for her looks and they just end up being projects that you think oh not another one. Though I don't think Gwyneth Paltrow could have saved this. Was just a mess and built up to be a heart felt, tear jerking drama. I watched this with the girl friend and I was in tears thinking could it last any longer. Finally did like the music Kate Bush.


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