I'll See You in My Dreams

I'll See You in My Dreams

DVD - 2015
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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, Carol decides to embrace the world, embarking on an unlikely friendship with her pool maintenance man, pursuing a new love interest, and reconnecting with her daughter.
Publisher: [Ontario] :, Universal Studios Canada,, [2015]
Branch Call Number: DVD FICTION ILL
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (97 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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Jul 09, 2018

Disappointed in this. Thought this was about new beginnings not about how life can still suck at any age. It was like eating a half a cupcake and finding a big ugly worm in the middle. Delicious cast though, Sam Elliot is still yummy.

Jan 27, 2018

Blythe Danner is wonderfully cast, though the script is a bit too predictable. And (a common complaint) there's not enough Sam Elliott.

May 23, 2017

Not a bad movie but sort of predictable.

May 13, 2017

Rated 6/10.

Mar 20, 2017

Not your usual romantic comedy. Well done. Recommend.

Jan 30, 2017

Picked this one up on a whim -Captivating performance by Blythe Danner
as the widow coming to terms with love and loss and featuring as a love interest, Sam Elliot
playing Sam Elliot with a cigar. A sweet movie for grownups which is probably why
I never heard of it.

Dec 04, 2016

This is more of a drama than a comedy. Blythe Danner's character tries to reinvent her life after losing loved ones. I enjoyed her friendships with her girlfriends and the pool maintenance man played by Martin Starr. It has the feel of an independent film, and some viewers will find it too slow and sad. I think it's worth seeing at least once. The Meddler treads similar ground and is a slightly better movie. I'll See You in My Dreams is rated PG-13 for sexual material, drug use and brief strong language.

Oct 12, 2016

I don't think this is a depressing movie. On the contrary, it's about loving and enjoying people and pets while you have them. You don't replace them when they die, but you do continue to have new and meaningful relationships. The movie also shows the importance of friends to comfort you and make you laugh.

Sep 07, 2016

liked this movie. Not sure why so many people didn't. The simplicity of the narrative was what I particularly liked.

Sep 02, 2016

Sweet movie about relationships. It centres around a long-time widow and her friendship with her pool man, her lady friends, who all live in a senior's retirement facility, and the new man she briefly dates.

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Nov 29, 2015

Everybody gets it (Spoiler Alert:)
-didn't you feel it when you were up on stage singing?
-Feel what?
-Like that was it. Like, while you were singing, that was all that existed. Like that...Like all your worries just disappear.
-People can spend their whole lives doing that. Waiting to find that feeling. Trying to find that feeling over and over. And in the end, everybody gets it. We wait our whole lives for something and we get it. And you know what that is?
-It's death.

Nov 29, 2015

Dating game:
-Yeah, Carol, you're missing out on all the action.
-You know, I'm happy in my house. I'm very happy, thank you.
-Guys ask about you all the time, Carol. I could hook you up.
-Oh, come on, don't start with that.
-Dating talk. The second husband talk. You couldn't pay me.
-But they do pay you, ... when they die.
-Not always.
-And who's saying "husband"?

Nov 29, 2015

Widows gossip on men:
-Hey, Rona, did you see Jerry today at the pool?
-Jerry who?
-There's only the one Jerry.
-No, there are three Jerrys.
-Jerry Davis, Gerry Phillips, and Jerry Li. See?
-Gerry Phillips is Gerry with a G though.
-Does he count?
-Do you know who he was with?
-Which one?
-Jerry Davis,
-For Christ's sake. Girls, are we playing cards or what?

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