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One Special Night (1999)

Robert, a general contractor, is visiting his ailing wife in a nursing home. When it's time for him to leave, he has problems getting a taxi home, because of an intense snow storm. ... See full summary »

Director:

Roger Young

Writers:

Jan Hartman (play), Nancey Silvers (teleplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
James Garner ... Robert Woodward
Julie Andrews ... Catherine
Patricia Charbonneau ... Lori
Stacy Grant ... Jaclyn Woodward
Stewart Bick Stewart Bick ... Jeff
Daniel Magder ... Michael
Sheena Larkin Sheena Larkin ... Marybeth Woodward
Kim Roberts ... Nurse Sara
Gary Plaxton Gary Plaxton ... Dr. Michaels
Belinda Hum Belinda Hum ... New Hospice Nurse
Kerrilyn Keith Kerrilyn Keith ... O.R. Nurse (as Kerilyn Keith)
Sasha Wentges ... Nursery Nurse
Annabelle Torsein Annabelle Torsein ... Young Hospice Nurse
Frank Cavallero Frank Cavallero ... TV Reporter
Sam Stone Sam Stone ... Murray
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Storyline

Robert, a general contractor, is visiting his ailing wife in a nursing home. When it's time for him to leave, he has problems getting a taxi home, because of an intense snow storm. Catherine, one of the doctors, offers him a ride. However, because of the snow, their car gets stuck, requiring them to overnight in an empty cabin nearby. They talk and bond, but afterwards seem to have difficulty beginning a relationship. The third, and last, professional collaboration between long-time friends James Garner and Julie Andrews. Written by Paul Hunter aka "Bob the Moo" / revision by TrivWhiz

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snow | cabin | blizzard | stranded | radio | See All (9) »

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild language and thematic elements | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 November 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Winter Visitor See more »

Filming Locations:

Montréal, Québec, Canada

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The last movie of Julie Andrews and James Garner together. See more »

Goofs

When the camera cuts to the baby's crib in the nursery the newborn is identified as Marybeth Campbell and the mother as Lori Woodward, which is her maiden name. Earlier in the movie when Lori is calling the hospice she identifies herself as Lori Campbell. See more »

Quotes

[Catherine and Robert have just got on the tractor]
Catherine: Can't you go faster? I could walk faster!
Robert: Okay, then get off!
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Connections

References Psycho (1960) See more »

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User Reviews

 
A lovely night
27 December 2004 | by missgoddess1907See all my reviews

I gave "One Special Night" to myself as a Christmas present and it was worth every cent I spent on it. James Garner as Robert the Builder and the great-looking Julie Andrews as Catherine the Doctor are a terrific couple, funny, heart-warming and lovable. You can see that Garner and Andrews known each other for quite a while and that they're used to act together. They do have a chemistry that makes your heart want to jump. Julie is funny but nonetheless you can see how Katharine's suffering. And Jim, well, let's say, he's the great re-actor he's ever been. I really enjoyed watching those two eat maccaroni and cheese and Julie's face just as well as Jim's. There are so many little scenes you don't realize when you see the movie for the first time that'll make you laugh when you watch for the third or fourth time. I love the way, Catherine talks to herself. We all do it, right? But only few people show it. It was funny and sad, and Julie made it so great. She's just perfect (I LOVE HER!!!) So guys, get some hot chocolate and watch. It doesn't have to be between the holidays, but every day. But in summer, I recommend chocolate ice-cream instead of hot chocolate. If you're not disgusted when you see two older people fall in love, you'll enjoy this movie!


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