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Twice Upon a Yesterday (1998)

The Man with Rain in His Shoes (original title)
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A shambling, out-of-work actor, desperate to win back the affections of his ex-girlfriend, unexpectedly stumbles upon a way to turn back the clock.

Director:

Maria Ripoll

Writer:

Rafa Russo
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lena Headey ... Sylvia Weld
Douglas Henshall ... Victor Bukowski
Penélope Cruz ... Louise
Gustavo Salmerón ... Rafael
Mark Strong ... Dave Summers
Eusebio Lázaro Eusebio Lázaro ... Don Miguel
Charlotte Coleman ... Alison Hayes
Neil Stuke ... Freddy
Elizabeth McGovern ... Diane
Antonio Gil ... Director (as Antonio Gil Martínez)
Heather Weeks Heather Weeks ... Carol
Inday Ba ... Janice
Paul Popplewell ... Simon
David Spinx David Spinx ... Vendor (as Dave Spinks)
David Fishley David Fishley ... Pianist (as Dave Fishley)
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Storyline

Victor, an out of work actor, tries to stop his ex-girlfriend, Sylvia, from marrying another man. When she refuses him, Victor is miraculously given a second chance to go back and correct the mistake which led to their break-up. Written by Lisa Dowling <redmezzo@earthlink.net>

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In the game of love, three's are wild.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and a scene of sexuality | See all certifications »
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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

25 June 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Twice Upon a Yesterday See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£57,787 (United Kingdom), 29 November 1998, Limited Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$17,620, 30 May 1999, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$258,464, 20 June 1999
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Company Credits

Production Co:

CLT, Escima, HandMade Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Quotes

Victor Bukowski: Even if I could pretend that you never left me... I couldn't pretend that I don't love her.
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Friends are friends
Written and performed by Rafa Russo
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starts out slow
2 October 2012 | by ja0576See all my reviews

This movie started out a little too slow for me and I would have turned it off, but there was nothing else on that I wanted to see so I decided to give it a chance. And I'm glad I did. I won't bore you with the plot because you've probably read the other reviews. What I liked about this movie over other romantic comedies is that you never really know how it's going to end or who is going to end up together. Great use, by the way, of the tattered umbrella prop. Why can't Hollywood make comedies this unpredictable? Well, it seems I don't have enough lines for my review to be published yet so I'll tack something on here. If you like " What If" fables, this is the perfect movie for you. Similar to the movie "Sliding Doors" I found this movie much more satisfying.


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