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Take This Waltz (2011)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  6 July 2012 (Canada)
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A happily married woman falls for the artist who lives across the street.

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Lou
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Jennifer Podemski ...
Karen
Diane D'Aquila ...
Harriet
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Tony (as Vanessa Coelho)
Graham Abbey ...
James
Damien Atkins ...
Aquafit Instructor
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Aaron
Dyan Bell ...
Dyan
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Albert
Danielle Miller ...
Danielle
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Matt
Avi Phillips ...
Avi
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Storyline

While on a plane ride back to Toronto from a writing assignment, Margot meets Daniel, a handsome stranger. An immediate attraction is formed and Margot is able to open up and discuss some of her fears and longings. A taxi ride back home causes Daniel and Margot to realize that they are neighbours and Margot admits she's married. The summer-time heat and her increasing fascination with the handsome artist who lives across the street starts getting to her, and Margot is no longer sure if she's happy in her marriage or if she'd be happier with her fantasies with Daniel. Written by napierslogs

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Rated R for language, some strong sexual content and graphic nudity | See all certifications »

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6 July 2012 (Canada)  »

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Bu Dans Senin  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$137,019 (USA) (29 June 2012)

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$1,237,514 (USA) (21 September 2012)
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Director Sarah Polley chose to use the song Video Killed the Radio Star in key scenes because it was her brother's favorite song. See more »

Quotes

Daniel: I've been thinking about that airport fear of yours, of being in between things. I think I kinda hate it too. I know it's kind of the nature of being alive, but I'd like to avoid it wherever possible. I don't think I wanna be in between things
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References Mon oncle Antoine (1971) See more »

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Close Your Eyes
Written & Performed by Micah P. Hinson
Publishing Courtesy of Universal Music
Publishing Group a division of Universal Music Canada Ltd.
Master Courtesy of Micah P Hinson
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hauntingly real
3 July 2012 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This movie was hauntingly real--subtle in its slow approach to the climax and it stays with you long after you have left the theater. All of the actors are wonderful and capturing the nuances of their characters. Sarah Polley does it again. The story, set in Toronto, captures the everyday life of Margot and Lou--and depicts their special relationship through the details of their special ways of communicating. It is not until the complexities of Margot's struggle between her love for Lou and her unyielding attraction to her neighbour, that you start to feel her personal struggle. The inevitable ending does not disappoint. Highly recommended.


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