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Waiting for Forever (2010)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 4 February 2011 (USA)
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A Hollywood-set romantic tale of a guy who is content to live his life without a job yet with the love of his life, a young actress.

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1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Richard Twist
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Miranda Twist
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Aaron
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Jim Donner
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Susan Donner
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Dolores
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Joe
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Dorothy
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Jasper - Will's Niece
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Dennis
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Since his parents died in a train crash, Will Donner refused to grow up and became an unemployed drifter, aimless except for one obsession: his undeclared love for neighborhood girl Emma Twist, whom he stalked at a distance throughout the country. When she, now an actress, returns to their home town for her terminally ill, grossly cynical father, Will stays with his unsympathetic, conventional brother Jim, whose wife and kid adore the free-spirited silly uncle, whom neighboring friend Joe and his family cheerfully put up. Now it's time to face Emma. Written by KGF Vissers

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for some violent content, brief language and thematic material | See all certifications »

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4 February 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Az örökkévalóságra várva  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$8,917, 6 February 2011, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$25,517
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Jamie King, who plays Will's sister, went on to star in Hart Of Dixie with Rachel Bilson who plays Emma. See more »

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Will Donner: If you ask me, there's a moment in everybody's life when you're hopeless, just helpless with hope and trust. And then something happens, something too big to understand, and then everything changes forever. If you ask me, you start out with goodness so pure and clear you won't even know it's there, because that's the way it is when you don't know anything. And then the news begins to arrive.
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References My Fair Lady (1964) See more »

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I'll See You In My Dreams
Written by Isham Jones and Gus Kahn
Performed by Nick Urata
By Arrangement with Warner Chappell Music
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This was a surprise of a movie...

"Waiting for Forever" is actually a good movie, just don't expect it to be yet another teenage romantic love comedy movie, because it is far from it.

This movie is quite deep on an emotional level, and the movie really works out so well because of the talent of Tom Sturridge (playing Will Donner). This is actually high-class drama.

I found "Waiting for Forever" to be rather surprising, because it appeals to your more humanly nature and your sense of hope. The story reaches in and touches your heart. If not the story of Will, then the story of Emma's parents. But of course, there are many aspects to this movie aside from Will's obsession with Emma. There is also the childhood trauma, the strained brother relationship, not fitting into the world, and so forth. And all these small plots work well and come together for a greater end result.

The cast in "Waiting for Forever" was quite nice. There is no doubt that the entire movie is riding on the shoulders of Tom Sturridge. He does an amazing job in portraying Will. His acting is emotional and sweeps you up for a ride. This guy has a bright future in movies, in my opinion. Richard Jenkins made a nice appearance as Emma's father, Richard Twist, who is bedridden and ill. Rachel Bilson also did a good job with the role of Emma Twist.

All in all, then "Waiting for Forever" is a fantastic movie that is full of emotion, rich in love and a movie that will stick with you for a long, long time. I was pleasantly surprised by the movie, and if you haven't seen this movie yet, get yourself in gear and watch it. You owe it to yourself, because this drama is fantastic.


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