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Waiting for Forever (2010)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 4 February 2011 (USA)
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A Hollywood-set romantic tale of a guy who is content to live his life without a job yet with the love of his life, a young actress.

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Richard Twist
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Miranda Twist
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Aaron
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Jim Donner
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Susan Donner
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Dolores
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Joe
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Albert
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Dorothy
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Cafe Flirt
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Jasper - Will's Niece
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Dennis
Christel Edwards ...
Cafe Flirt
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Since his parents died in a train crash, Will Donner refused to grow up and became an unemployed drifter, aimless except for one obsession: his undeclared love for neighborhood girl Emma Twist, whom he stalked at a distance throughout the country. When she, now an actress, returns to their home town for her terminally ill, grossly cynical father, Will stays with his unsympathetic, conventional brother Jim, whose wife and kid adore the free-spirited silly uncle, whom neighboring friend Joe and his family cheerfully put up. Now it's time to face Emma. Written by KGF Vissers

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for some violent content, brief language and thematic material | See all certifications »

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4 February 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Az örökkévalóságra várva  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$8,917, 6 February 2011, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$25,517
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Jamie King, who plays Will's sister, went on to star in Hart Of Dixie with Rachel Bilson who plays Emma. See more »

Quotes

Will Donner: I'm imagining a day when I get up, and I know that I will not see you, because you're far away. Okay, I will not see you, no chance, will not.
Will Donner: And now, now I'm imagining a day when I get up and I know that I might see you. Okay might, could, maybe... Of those two days, that's the day I want, that's the day I choose.
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References My Fair Lady (1964) See more »

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World Apart
Written by Damian Katkhuda
Performed by The Mostar Diving Club
Additional Vocals Performed by Jesca Hoop
Courtesy of Chrysalis Copyrights Ltd
By Arrangement with Chrysalis Music Group
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Pretty Compelling Above Average Romantic Movie.
24 April 2011 | by See all my reviews

Oddball Juggler lusts after (FHM's 77th hottest) gal next door (...or close enough), with whom he shared a childhood. Alas, this movie takes off where childhood is no more - so what will become of our pair, for whom time has moved on? In some ways this is an enjoyable, flirty little number; in others, it is the tale of unrequited 'what if's'. Yet, when all's said and done, this movie is not perfect. It's still a reasonably engaging, very human tale. Acting and direction are pretty good.

The protagonist is (just as the poster shows) an unlikely, pyjama loving, bowler hatted someone who can barely afford to live. Such is American cinema that if he should choose to escape his plight, in the usual manner, he'd routinely be found bereft of life, a few scenes later. Instead, he overdoses on dreams of his childhood sweetheart, thus to escape the uncertain pains which life besets upon a man of his standing. Yet we must be prepared to accept that a certain Miss foxy 'hot-thang' would possibly give him more than the time of day/evensong/etc. Or, will she? Indeed, I found it hard to stomach the movie's very premise: that here we have arguably one of the hottest women in America who might even talk with a man whose preoccupation is profitlessly offbeat, to say the least. In his defence, as the marketing blurb will tell you, they shared a childhood. But will that be enough? Again, this is primarily a romance movie, and why should any realities have any potential to ruin the possibilities? Or, do they? Watch and see: I give nothing away.

If you're between 16 & 24, female, or in a relationship, or just romantically inclined, then this movie is for you.

Its rating, currently 6.8/10, is surprisingly on the ball. Most people here have got this one right. And as such it is a movie worth watching. You might even consider it as being like a less garrulous, 'home baked' alternative to Linklater's superior 'Before Sunrise'.

Lastly, I hope that they make a sequel to this movie, by the way, as this reviewer personally felt that its ending left some curious questions open. Will you agree... Please watch and see!


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