Never Forever (2007)

R  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  11 April 2008 (USA)
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When an American woman begins a dangerous relationship with an attractive immigrant worker, in order to save her marriage, she finds her true self.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Andrew Lee (as David McInnis)
Joseph Y. Kim ...
Steve Greenstean ...
Piano Mover
Dr. Hanson
Colleen Quinlan ...
Nurse #2
Carla Harting ...
Nurse #1
Laundromat Owner


Sophie Lee has been trying unsuccessfully to get pregnant. Her husband's family, devout Korean Catholics, prays for the couple. His failure to have a child is deeply shameful to him, so when he attempts suicide, Sophie tries something extreme: she follows an undocumented immigrant - a Korean who resembles her husband - from a fertility clinic to his apartment in New York City where she proposes to hire him to sire her child. She offers $300 per session and $30,000 if she gets pregnant. After several sessions, neither is able to keep emotion out of the arrangement. Where can this relationship go, and what about her husband? Will her actions save him and their marriage? Written by <>

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Drama | Romance

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Rated R for sexuality and some language | See all certifications »

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Box Office


$3,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,432 (USA) (18 April 2008)


$13,720 (USA) (2 May 2008)

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Director's power
14 November 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I am Korean working as a writer/director in America. The director studied in the same film school but I never met her. That was the only interest in this film.

I always didn't liked Vera Farmiga. I thought that her acting is awful since she feels so much about her look when she is acting. I never saw her getting into her character truly.

But in this film she was pretty good. At the beginning,she was not so good as usual. But as time goes by, I felt that she is feeling what her character needs and wants.

I still don't think that it's her hidden ability that made this possible but rather her effort working with the director.

Above all, I was very impressed about the film. There are a lot of layers in the story, each characters' emotion and of course the light and shadow in the mis-en-scene.

It's a wonderful art movie.

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