In London, the public relation Helen is fired from her position in a PR company. While returning home, she does not catch the train in the subway. But in another possibility of her life, she catches the train in the subway. The story shows two parallel lives of Helen: in one life, she stays with her boyfriend Gerry, and in the other life, she finds that Gerry cheats her with Lydia and falls in love with James Hammerton.Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Both Gwyneth Paltrow and John Hannah appears in the Marvel MCU. Gwyneth plays Pepper Potts in both the Avengers and Iron Man movies, as Tony Starks love interest and CEO at Stark industries. John Hannah plays Holden Radcliffe in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D from season 3 to 4. Where Hannah's character Holden creates Life Model Decoys (LMDs) that replace Shield agents with robot copies. See more »
When John and Helen stand talking on a street corner, her blond hair is sometimes falling into her left eye, and sometimes combed up. See more »
Hands up if you drank too much, eh?
Hey, I'm not as drunk as thinkle peep I am.
Put a wick in her mouth and she'd burn for a fortnight.
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The film's copyright year in the credits is 1997. See more »
US version was cut for language by Miramax to secure a PG-13 rating. See more »
I am so enamored with this kind of film. How many people have asked the question after having an accident or chanced upon something, "If I had only left a minute later, none of this would have happened." Now we get into the who time continuum thing and parallel universes. I know this isn't a science fiction film, although a Twilight Zone episode may have fun with this plot. When we are dealing with the characters colliding through the fourth dimension, a whole different set of circumstances are put in motion. The reason we can never travel back in time (while forward is possible) is that time would then become mutable and what we are may no longer be and then we wouldn't travel back in time. Two roads diverge in a woods paraphrasing Robert Frost, but what if we could take each of those roads and see what happens. This movie is quite magical and does the best it can to get Gwyneth Paltrow through her parallel universes and see the things that one would see. I think the problem is that unless we get into quantum physics, it's hard for the average person to really reconcile these sorts of events. I thought the acting was very good and believe things as they unfurled. I would recommend this film if you like to think about the possibilities it envisions. Try it on yourself sometime and extrapolate your own existence from some fork in the road and imagine what may have been.
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