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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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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

Gross USA:

$121,548
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Sara McMillan's character, Kate, asks Russell Crowe's character, Lachlan, if he's New Zealander. Lachlan says he's Australian. But Crowe is in fact New Zealander, born in Wellington. See more »

Goofs

Betsy the prostitute is shown nude from behind but in the next shot from the front when she is shot from the shoulders up it can be seen the actress is wearing a tube top. 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

Canon in D
Written by Johann Pachelbel
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One of Russell's best
26 June 2000 | by barbara451See all my reviews

Russell, my fav, is gorgeous in this film. But more than that, the film covers a tremendous range of human passion and sorrow. Everything from marriage to homosexuality is addressed and respected. The film makes the viewer realize that tolerance of other humans provides the route to saving humanity. Fabulous love story between Lachlin and Lil. I replay their scenes over and over again. Anyone who has ever been in love will empathize with these people. All characters are cast and portrayed excellently.


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