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The Age of Adaline (2015)

PG-13 | | Drama, Fantasy, Romance | 24 April 2015 (USA)
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A young woman, born at the turn of the 20th century, is rendered ageless after an accident. After many solitary years, she meets a man who complicates the eternal life she has settled into.

Director:

Lee Toland Krieger

Writers:

J. Mills Goodloe (screenplay by), Salvador Paskowitz (screenplay by) | 3 more credits »
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1 win & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Blake Lively ... Adaline Bowman
Michiel Huisman ... Ellis Jones
Harrison Ford ... William Jones
Ellen Burstyn ... Flemming
Kathy Baker ... Kathy Jones
Amanda Crew ... Kikki Jones
Lynda Boyd ... Regan
Hugh Ross Hugh Ross ... Narrator
Richard Harmon ... Tony
Fulvio Cecere ... Cab Driver
Anjali Jay ... Cora
Hiro Kanagawa ... Kenneth
Peter J. Gray ... Clarence James Prescott (as Peter James Grey)
Izabel Pearce ... Flemming (Age 5) (as Izabel A. Pearce)
Cate Richardson ... Flemming (Age 20)
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Storyline

After miraculously remaining 29 years old for almost eight decades, Adaline Bowman has lived a solitary existence, never allowing herself to get close to anyone who might reveal her secret. But a chance encounter with charismatic philanthropist Ellis Jones reignites her passion for life and romance. When a weekend with his parents threatens to uncover the truth, Adaline makes a decision that will change her life forever.

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Adaline was ageless until she found something timeless. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Fantasy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for a suggestive comment | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Two well-known Marilyn Monroe films, How to Marry a Millionaire (1953) and Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953), inspired the period color tone and saturation. See more »

Goofs

The calculations of the comet's orbit were said to have given a "mathematically perfect perigee". Not only is there nothing special ("perfect") about any given perigee point, but to have a perigee an object must be in orbit around Earth. The comet was not in such an orbit. See more »

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Narrator: On December 31, 2014, a taxicab traveled through San Francisco, from Chinatown to Marin. The car carried a single passenger: a woman, her birth name Adaline Bowman, current alias Jennifer Larson. This is the first and last chapter of her story.
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Referenced in Talking Pictures: The Age of Adeline (2015) See more »

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Don't Watch Me Dancing
Written by Fabrizio Moretti, Binki Shapiro and Rodrigo Amarante (as Rodrigo Amarante De Castro Neves)
Performed by Little Joy
Courtesy of Rough Trade Recordings
By arrangement with Beggars Group Media Limited
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A beautiful film
30 April 2015 | by uta-49633See all my reviews

Excellent performances, a truly poignant story. See it, you won't be disappointed.

Director Lee Toland Krieger wisely speeds through the scientific mumbo-jumbo, treating it as the least-interesting aspect of this tale. Instead, he focuses on the relationship fallout of Adaline's predicament. It's a disarmingly affecting film, and very sad at points. A rumination on loneliness. Cinematically, Krieger serves up numerous arching, overhead shots and slow-motion sequences. This coupled with the various time periods tackled gives the picture a buoyant sense of scope.

Particularly memorable in this is Harrison Ford. After stiff and stagey efforts in movies such as "42," Ford delivers a beautifully conflicted performance as a man trying to reconcile his past.

Highly recommended.


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Language:

English | Portuguese | Italian

Release Date:

24 April 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,203,458, 26 April 2015

Gross USA:

$42,629,776

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$65,663,276
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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