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I'll See You in My Dreams (2015)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 15 May 2015 (USA)
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A widow and former songstress discovers that life can begin anew at any age.

Director:

Brett Haley
8 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Blythe Danner ... Carol Petersen
June Squibb ... Georgina
Rhea Perlman ... Sally
Mary Kay Place ... Rona
Aarti Mann ... Dr. DaSilva
Martin Starr ... Lloyd
Mark Adair-Rios ... Exterminator
Ashley Spillers ... Vitamin Store Clerk
Sam Elliott ... Bill
Caroline Lagerfelt ... Leslie
Max Gail ... Carl
Arthur Roberts ... Speed Dater 1
Harold Cannon-Lopez Harold Cannon-Lopez ... Speed Dater 2
Vic Polizos ... Speed Dater 3
Michael Yama ... Speed Dater 4
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Storyline

In this vibrant, funny, and heartfelt film, a widow and former songstress discover that life can begin anew at any age. With the support of three loyal girlfriends (June Squibb, Rhea Perlman, and Mary Kay Place), Carol (Blythe Danner) decides to embrace the world, embarking on an unlikely friendship with her pool maintenance man (Martin Starr), pursuing a new love interest (Sam Elliott), and reconnecting with her daughter (Malin Akerman).

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Life goes on. Go with it.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG - 13 for sexual material, drug use and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 May 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Für die zweite Liebe ist es nie zu spät See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$516,000, 29 May 2015, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$7,425,963, 30 August 2015
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Color
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Trivia

Bill (Sam Elliott) drinks a Coors on his boat. Elliott has done commercials for Coors. See more »

Quotes

Carol Petersen: The shot count is however many strokes it takes to get the ball in the hole.
Sally: Golf talk is so sexual sounding, isn't it?
[Carol gets amused]
Sally: Balls, holes, strokes, putts.
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Connections

References The Sopranos (1999) See more »

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I Think We're Alone Now
Written by Ritchie Cordell
Courtesy of Jacob Shrum
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A movie about old age which rings true to me
13 September 2015 | by lancasterraySee all my reviews

Most of the other reviews of this film which I read were negative. There is no way to tell the age of those reviewers, but my age is 68. I like this movie, which was touching but not maudlin. It's true to life to me. My wife is still living, and I don't have a big enough retirement savings account to buy a boat and a Cadillac. But we are fortunate enough to have our only child in the same city, and our only grandson (and very likely the only one there will ever be) there also, so we are already ahead of Bill and Carol. But you have to be in old age to appreciate this story. If one of us dies, what will the other do? Would we consider remarriage? How would you find somebody, if you wanted to? If one of our beloved pets dies, what will we do? Do we want to start with another one, even an older one which might die before we do? Do we go to a retirement facility or keep the too-large house? Old age is generally not exciting, even if you have enough money to eat and buy medicine, and it's little things where you find happiness (even if it is TV or golf). This was intentionally a low-key story, which didn't answer any of the questions it raised. We only know tiny tidbits about Carol, but nobody else. Where did Bill come from, other than Dallas? What does Carol's daughter do, and where does she live, and why haven't they seen each other more often? You can draw you own conclusions or just accept this little snippet of Carol's life and move on, as she will, but to what we don't know. It's life, where we come into contact with people but know nothing about them. And nobody knows what will happen tomorrow. If you are lucky enough to have a tomorrow.


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