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Winter's Tale (2014)

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A burglar falls for an heiress as she dies in his arms. When he learns that he has the gift of reincarnation, he sets out to save her.

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Ellis Isle Doctor (as Michael Patrick Crane)
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Penn House Butler
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Cecil Mature
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Oyster Boy
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New York City is subsumed in arctic winds, dark nights, and white lights, its life unfolds, for it is an extraordinary hive of the imagination, the greatest house ever built, and nothing exists that can check its vitality. One night in winter, Peter Lake (Colin Farrell), orphan and master-mechanic, attempts to rob a fortress-like mansion on the Upper West Side. Though he thinks the house is empty, the daughter of the house is home. Thus begins the love between Peter, an Irish burglar in his early 20's, and Beverly Penn (Jessica Brown Findlay), a young girl, who is dying. Written by Jack

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This is not a true story. This is true love.


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Rated PG-13 for violence and some sensuality | See all certifications »

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14 February 2014 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Un cuento de invierno  »

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$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

HUF 14,199,165 (Hungary) (16 February 2014)

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$22,451 (USA) (6 February 2015)
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Trivia

When Isaac Penn's photo on the newspaper is first seen in a framed newspaper on the wall of his mansion in 1916, the framed newspaper next to it has the headline "Lusitania Sunk", which describes the sinking of the R.M.S. Lusitania which happened a year before the scene takes place. See more »

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In one scene, microfiche is repeatedly mentioned, yet microfilm, an entirely different format, appears on screen. See more »

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Beverly Penn: [narrating] What if, once upon a time, there were no stars in the sky at all? What if the stars are not what we think? What if the light from afar doesn't come from the rays of distant suns, but from our wings as we turn into angels? Destiny calls to each of us. And there is a world behind the world where we are all connected, all part of a great and moving plan. Magic is everywhere around us. You just have to look. Look. Look closely. For even time and distance are not what they ...
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Crazy Credits

The opening logos for Warner Bros. Pictures, Village Roadshow Pictures, and Weed Road Pictures all end by being placed on old-fashioned paper. See more »

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Featured in Film '72: Episode dated 19 February 2014 (2014) See more »

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Brahms Violin Concerto 3rd movement op 77
Played by Beverly
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16 February 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

As the reviews indicate either you'll love it or hate it. I loved it, my wife hated it. Quite a turnaround considering I wanted to see Robocop, but it was her turn to pick. Slow and confusing in the beginning but picked up speed after the first encounter of Peter and Beverly. The Characters were immediately likable and the two child actresses were captivating. Russell Crowe was great as Demi-Demon Pearly Soames. The visuals were terrific. It kind of made me think of Titanic with Demons, Angels and even a Pegasus replacing the Boat. All under the winter NYC backdrop. Pay attention to the dialogue because there were several of those "oh wow - that's what that meant" moments later on.


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