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Forever -- Through a leisurely tour of the world-famous Pre-Lachaise cemetery in Paris, the final resting place for legendary writers, composers, painters and other artists from around the world, FOREVER provides an unusually poignant, emotionally powerful meditation on relations between the living and the dead, and the immortal power of art.

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Director:
Writers:
Heddy Honigmann (scenario)
Ester Gould (scenario)
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Release Date:
12 September 2007 (USA) See more »
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Forever is a film about the power and vitality of art and a place where love and death go hand in hand and beauty lives on: the Père-Lachaise cemetery in Paris. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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5 wins & 3 nominations See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Yoshino Kimura
Bertrand Beyern
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Camille Solari ... Alberta

Directed by
Heddy Honigmann 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Ester Gould  scenario
Heddy Honigmann  scenario
Judith Vreriks  scenario

Produced by
Carmen Cobos .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Robert Alazraki 
 
Film Editing by
Danniel Danniel 
 
Sound Department
Harold Jalving .... dolby mastering mixer
Piotr van Dijk .... sound recordist
 
Editorial Department
Florentijn Bos .... digital intermediate colorist
 
Other crew
Sally Elbert .... site manager
 

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Netherlands:97 min (original version) | USA:95 min | Argentina:97 min
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Color (35 mm version)
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Won the Best Film (9000.00 Euros) Award at 2007 Navarra International Documentary Film Festival in a unanimous decision by the jury consisting of Mikhail Vartanov, Yael Perlov, Margarita de la Vega-Hurtado, Jaime Pena and Fernando Pagola.See more »

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7 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
We continue in spite of ourselves, 6 January 2007
Author: christopherfordm from United States

I have just seen 'Forever' at the Palm Springs Film Festival, and Pere Lachaise is not only a special place in Paris, but a monumental place on Earth. This film allows us to see both the direct and indirect connections that Life and Death provide us, should we choose to see them and respect them. We are Art, but most times the relics of our corporeal selves is better represented by our stories, all informed by our incredibly particular experiences. By balancing the extraordinarily noteworthy inhabitants of Pere Lachaise with the simply extraordinary (and those of us left behind who acknowledge and respect them) 'Forever' reminds us that the democracy of death has startling and profound connections to all who live - you are alive if you feel pain, joy, inspiration, and love. And perhaps Death's best attribute given back to the living is Love.

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