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Evening (2007)

PG-13 | | Drama, Romance | 29 June 2007 (USA)
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A drama exploring the romantic past and emotional present of Ann Grant and her daughters, Constance and Nina. As Ann lays dying, she remembers, and is moved to convey to her daughters, the defining moments in her life 50 years prior, when she was a young woman. Harris is the man Ann loves in the 1950s and never forgets.

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The love which binds mother and daughter -- seen through the prism of one mother's life as it crests with optimism, navigates a turning point, and ebbs to its close. Overcome by the power of memory, Ann Lord reveals a long-held secret to her concerned daughters; Constance, a content wife and mother, and Nina, a restless single woman. Both are bedside when Ann calls out for the man she loved more than any other. But who is this "Harris," wonder her daughters, and what is he to our mother? While Constance and Nina try to take stock of Ann's life and their own lives, their mother is tended to by a night nurse as she journeys in her mind back to a summer weekend some fifty years before, when she was Ann Grant, a young woman who has come from New York City to be maid of honor at the high-society Newport wedding of her dearest friend from college, Lila Wittenborn. The bride-to-be is jittery, and turns to her maid of honor rather than her own mother for support. Ann stays close to her friend... Written by Focus Features

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Rated PG-13 for some thematic elements, sexual material, a brief accident scene and language | See all certifications »

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Pasión al atardecer  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,501,971, 1 July 2007, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$12,406,646, 29 July 2007
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Keira Knightley was considered for the role of young Ann Grant Lord, but she was filming her last scenes of Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007) and finishing the shooting of Atonement (2007). See more »

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In every scene where Ann is on her death bed, IV poles can be seen in the background. The liquid in the IV bags, however, are never dripping. IV solution has to drip from the bottom of the bag into the IV tube in order to enter the patient. These bags are just hanging there doing nothing. See more »

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[Ann slaps Buddy when he comes up the cliff]
Young Ann: You're not a hero. You're pathetic!
Buddy Wittenborn: Oh Ann!
Young Ann: Have some *guts*. Go live your own life.
Buddy Wittenborn: What? This isn't it?
Young Ann: Write a first line and then write a second one. *Kiss men if you want to. Horrify your parents.*
Buddy Wittenborn: Annie, what...
Young Ann: *Be a man.* Just leave me out of it. Don't carry around some... some stupid note I wrote you years ago.
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Young Ann: You're not interested in me. You just have this *idea* of me. Have the nerve to admit it and just... leave me alone.
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References Dracula (1931) See more »

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Perdido
Written by Juan Tizol
Performed by The West Coast All Stars
Courtesy of Music Sales Corporation
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how i liked evening
1 July 2007 | by See all my reviews

I saw this movie Sunday afternoon. I absolutely loved this movie. I loved everything about it, from the sappy moments of mothers and daughters to the scenes where Mamie Gummer (Lila) is crying because of her poor decision in marrying a man for her parents and not because she is truly in love. I loved these moments because they were just so real. At first I was seriously scared because I was hoping that it would not end up like Bobby, which was a great cast but a poorly written movie with no real meat to it. But during the middle of the movie i felt completely different. You will laugh and you will cry but in the end you will want to see Evening one more time. Trust me when i say GO SEE IT!


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