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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.

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Brett Haley
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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 Harold Cannon ... Speed Dater 2 (as Harold Cannon-Lopez)
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:

$52,091, 17 May 2015

Gross USA:

$7,449,681

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$7,452,512
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Color:

Color
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The photo of Carol and her husband is Blythe Danner's real husband, the late Bruce Paltrow. See more »

Quotes

Katherine Petersen: You weren't as... preoccupied with just yourself.
Carol Petersen: Oh, thanks.
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Connections

References The Sopranos (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Trampoline
Written by Matt Cascella and James Downes
Performed by Owlbiter
Courtesy of Forest Park Recordings
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About spending your last years better
24 June 2015 | by bobbobwhiteSee all my reviews

Good, simple, often funny movie concerned with the serious subject of just what is left of value in a life that is much closer to the end than to the beginning, and what we might do with that remaining value. Blythe Danner, June Squibb, Rhea Perlman, Mary Kay Place, Sam Elliott, and Martin Starr are the leads, with Danner the star as Carol, a widow living out her very comfortable but ordinary L.A. days at home, except for her bridge and golf games with her 3 funny buddies at the local retirement center. Then, first came a personal loss, then came an odd but valued friendship with her young pool cleaner, then a loss that truly moved her to change the way she saw and lived life.

The director kept things light and not too serious about the issues with aging until that loss that changed things forever for Carol, temporarily at first, but permanently later, as she then became more accepting of doing things with more meaning and friendly human relationships in her remaining years. Sad in spots, funny in most, but always meaningful, with sound advice for all of us as we age.

What I took away from this story was that we all need to spend serious time reviewing our lives when we get to Carol's age, and question if we are using our limited time wisely and in our own best interests, and then make the right changes. We owe that to ourselves, and to our friends and loved ones. Just like Carol. In that way, the story was like a good friend.


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