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Between Strangers (2002)

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Three women confront their pasts which changes their futures.

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Edoardo Ponti

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Edoardo Ponti
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sophia Loren ... Olivia
Mira Sorvino ... Natalia Bauer
Deborah Kara Unger ... Catherine
Pete Postlethwaite ... John
Julian Richings ... Nigel
Klaus Maria Brandauer ... Alexander Bauer
Malcolm McDowell ... Alan Baxter
Len Doncheff ... Grocery Store Owner
Corey Sevier ... Jeb
Ngozi Taymah Armatrading Ngozi Taymah Armatrading ... Angolan War Child
Dov Tiefenbach ... Matt
Alex House ... Kevin
Noam Jenkins ... Rogelio
Sydney Pearson Sydney Pearson ... Little Girl
Andrew Tarbet ... George
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Storyline

Toronto, 2001. Three women in spiritual crisis. In secret from her dismissive husband, Olivia draws what she sees in dreams. Catherine, a world-class cellist, has abandoned her husband and daughter to hunt down her father. Photojournalist Natalia, in her famous father's footsteps, scores her first Time Magazine cover, but realizes she has paid an incalculable price for the photo. Olivia has another secret besides her art; Catherine makes discoveries about her father; Natalia receives a gift that's undeserved: these complications push each woman in a new and unexpected direction. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Three strangers - one secret.

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Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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Country:

Canada | Italy

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 September 2002 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Coeurs inconnus See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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$48,821
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Stereo | Dolby SR

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Color
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Movie casts two Oscar winners, Sophia Loren & Mira Sorvino, And two Oscar nominees Gerard Depardieu and Peter Postlethwaite See more »

Goofs

When John first looks at Olivia's charcoal drawings, the light reflecting off the paper shows it to be a smooth, semi-gloss surface. Neither the drawing paper for charcoal nor the medium itself reflects light in this way; these appear to be photographs of charcoal drawings. See more »

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A wonderful, poignant movie...
20 May 2004 | by rps-2See all my reviews

What a wonderful film! What a superb cast. What a sensitive, haunting story. Everything comes to-gether --- the music, the cinematography, the story --- to produce a beautiful motion picture. A very different role for Sophia Loren. As you might expect, she excels. But so does everybody else. The scene in the book store is one of cinema's great moments. The silver screen has invincible power when it used so masterfully. And how very nice to see Toronto play itself for a change instead of acting as a stand in for some other place. A few films like this would do far more to revive the city's shattered image than concerts by the Stones and visits by Conan O'Brien. This film is a keeper!!!


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