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For the Moment (1993)

The story of airmen training in rural Manitoba in the summer of 1942 to go overseas and become bomber pilots in World War II, as well as the romantic entanglements which overcome them while they contemplate life and love in a world at war.

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Aaron Kim Johnston
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2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Russell Crowe ... Lachlan
Christianne Hirt ... Lill
Wanda Cannon ... Betsy
Scott Kraft ... Zeek
Peter Outerbridge ... Johnny
Sara McMillan Sara McMillan ... Kate
Bruce Boa ... Mr. Anderson
Katelynd Johnston Katelynd Johnston ... Marion
Tyler Woods Tyler Woods ... Charlie
John Bekavac John Bekavac ... Dipper
Robert G. Slade Robert G. Slade ... Scotty
Kelly Proctor Kelly Proctor ... Dennis
Roxanne Boulianne ... Anne
David Warburton David Warburton ... Commander Levin
Ari Cohen ... Cecil
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The story of airmen training in rural Manitoba in the summer of 1942 to go overseas and become bomber pilots in World War II, as well as the romantic entanglements which overcome them while they contemplate life and love in a world at war.

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Genres:

Romance | War | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual situations, language and a poignant death | See all certifications »
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Details

Official Sites:

NFB [Canada]

Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 April 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Aionioi erastes See more »

Filming Locations:

Brandon, Manitoba, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,917, 21 April 1996

Gross USA:

$121,548

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$121,548
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Portions of the film were filmed at actual former British Commonwealth Air Training Plan bases in Manitoba. These sites include the former RCAF Stations Brandon, (the site of the Brandon Airport and the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum), Rivers and Chater. See more »

Goofs

Lachlan takes off twice in the Tiger Moth which he had landed in the fields. On both occasions the engine seems to start itself. The only way to start the Gypsy Major engine of a 1940s Tiger Moth is manually to swing the propeller. See more »

Quotes

Lachlan: That's the thing about life, Johnny. you never know where it's gonna take you from one moment to the next. and it's full of surprises.
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Soundtracks

Jack's Jive
Music by Victor Davies
Lyrics by Aaron Kim Johnston and Victor Davies
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A movie you keep with you
9 June 2000 | by shanna1749See all my reviews

I enjoyed every moment of this movie, even though I knew they could never really be together. With the life expectancy of a Bomber pilot being only six weeks, It made me feel for all of those women and men back in the 1940's who must have lived this story.


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