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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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Geraldine
Jennifer Podemski ...
Karen
Diane D'Aquila ...
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Tony (as Vanessa Coelho)
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Aaron
Dyan Bell ...
Dyan
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Albert
Danielle Miller ...
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Avi Phillips ...
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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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Take This Waltz  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$1,237,514 (USA) (21 September 2012)
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Sarah Polley wrote the role of Lou for Seth Rogen. See more »

Quotes

Lou: Maybe you should take a shower. It'll make you feel better
Margot: I don't want to take a shower
Lou: Just do me a favor, ok?
Margot: [in the shower and Lou splashes cold water on her] You?
Lou: Yeah
Margot: Every - ?
Lou: Everyday
Margot: There's no...
Lou: There's no problem with the water. There's nothing to get fixed. I thought when we're 80, I'll tell Margot I've been doing this her whole life, and it'll make her laugh. As kind of a long term joke
Lou: [leaves]
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References Mon oncle Antoine (1971) See more »

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Video Killed The Radio Star
Written by Geoff Downes, Trevor Horn and Bruce Woolley
Performed by The Buggles
Publishing Courtesy of Universal Music Publishing Group a division of Universal Music Canada Ltd.
Master Courtesy of Universal-Island Records LTD.,
under license from Universal Music Canada Inc.
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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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