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A Warm December (1973)

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Dr. Matt Younger and his daughter arrive for a month-long visit to London for dirt-bike racing and unexpectedly, a new romance for the widowed Dr. Younger. His new love interest is the ... See full summary »

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Sidney Poitier

Writer:

Lawrence Roman
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Sidney Poitier ... Dr. Matt Younger
Ester Anderson Ester Anderson ... Catherine Oswandu (as Esther Anderson)
Yvette Curtis Yvette Curtis ... Stefanie Younger
George Baker ... Dr. Henry Barlow
Johnny Sekka ... Dr. Joseph Myomo
Earl Cameron ... Ambassador George Oswandu
Hilary Crane Hilary Crane ... Marsha Barlow
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Dr. Matt Younger and his daughter arrive for a month-long visit to London for dirt-bike racing and unexpectedly, a new romance for the widowed Dr. Younger. His new love interest is the beautiful and playful Catherine who seems to enjoy eluding Dr. Younger as much as she enjoys eluding the mysterious men who are following her. Their romance develops gradually as does the viewers' understanding of what is going on with this charming woman and the complications she brings with her. Written by Greg Bruno <burlynerd@usa.net>

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His love. Her December. Their story. Something to remember.

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Drama | Romance

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 June 1973 (Ireland) See more »

Also Known As:

12 Tsuki no atsui namida See more »

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Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Motorcycles used were single-cylinder 500cc BSA B50 MXs. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Matt Younger: Blowing people's minds must be your hobby.
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Connections

Referenced in The Song Remains the Same (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

NONQONQO
Music and Lyrics by Miriam Makeba
Sung by Letta Mbulu
Courtesy of RCA Records and Tapes
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wonderful nightclub performance
1 January 2006 | by eek-a-mouseSee all my reviews

I first saw this film about ten years ago and was bored by the run-of-the-mill, short on chemistry " romance",despite the personal, individual attractiveness of Poitier and Anderson,who looked gorgeous in those 70s fashions and Afro hairdo.However,I just recently caught what I consider the best and most memorable part- the spellbinding, electrifying appearance of the beautiful,talented South African singer, Letta Mbulu.What a voice! It was my first introduction to South African group performance.It saves the film in my opinion.

The film does have other redeeming qualities however, such as the star quality Sidney Poitier and the striking Johnny Sekka, a Senegalese actor who in his early roles in British cinema was type cast and who fared slightly better in Hollywood.


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