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Peter Ibbetson?
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That's right Skimpole.

One of the great, magical love stories, based on a novel by George du Maurier, whose novel Trilby was adapted as the film Svengali a few years earlier, and whose granddaughter's novel Rebecca was adapted to a film a few years later.

The children at the beginning of the film were played by Dickie Moore and Virginia Weidler. Their scenes have an incredible pathos.

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As adults, the couple enters each other's dreams, the way Aragorn and Arwen do, to some extent, in LOTR. Peter Ibbetson was called "a triumph of surrealist thought" by Andre Breton, who basically invented surrealism. Directed by Henry Hathaway and shot by Charles Lang, the film was an adventurous choice for a major Hollywood studio in 1935.

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Your thread Skimpole.
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Clue #1: Things blow up really good.
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Would it be that movie the cop just couldn't believe Rob Petrie's alibi that he was so tired he slept through it?

(...'The Guns of Navarone' ???)

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Dargo wrote: March 23rd, 2024, 8:13 pm Would it be that movie the cop just couldn't believe Rob Petrie's alibi that he was so tired he slept through it?

(...'The Guns of Navarone' ???)

;)
No.

Clue#2: When this movie was promoted, the director was clearly more of a draw than any of the actors.
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Clue #1: Things blow up really good.
Clue#2: When this movie was promoted, the director was clearly more of a draw than any of the actors.

And now

Clue #3: The director's previous movie has one of the world's most admired and controversial actresses near the beginning of her career in a key role. The next movie by the director has one of the world's most admired and successful actors at arguably the height of his success.
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Clue #1: Things blow up really good.
Clue#2: When this movie was promoted, the director was clearly more of a draw than any of the actors.
Clue #3: The director's previous movie has one of the world's most admired and controversial actresses near the beginning of her career in a key role. The next movie by the director has one of the world's most admired and successful actors at arguably the height of his success.

And now:

Clue#4: The movie has made at least one list of the worst films and one list of the best films ever made.
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ZABRISKIE POINT
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HoldenIsHere wrote: March 26th, 2024, 11:43 pm ZABRISKIE POINT
Wow! Correct, and a bit embarrassing for me, since I forgot to add another clue yesterday ("the movie gets its name from a California landmark"). Your turn.
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Next:
The jilted woman comforts the man who jilted her in his time of grief.
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HoldenIsHere wrote: March 28th, 2024, 2:53 pm Next:
The jilted woman comforts the man who jilted her in his time of grief.
Hint: The jilted woman was married to another man.
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Wild guess here, Holden:

'That Forsyte Woman' ???
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Dargo wrote: March 30th, 2024, 1:16 am Wild guess here, Holden:

'That Forsyte Woman' ???
THAT FORSYTE WOMAN is not the movie, although it does feature one of my favorite Errol Flynn performances.


Another clue:
While the person that the man is grieving is not his relative, the character who has died is portrayed by a relative of the actor who portrays grieving man.
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These clues seem somewhat convoluted. Maybe some lucidity will be forthcoming. I have enough trouble even when the clues are concrete, lol.
Sabine Azema in Sunday in the Country
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Another clue, but first a recap . . .

SPOILER:
The jilted woman comforts the man who jilted her in his time of grief.

First clue: The jilted woman was married to another man.

Second clue: While the person that the man is grieving is not his relative, the character who has died is portrayed by a relative of the actor who portrays the grieving man.

New clue: The person who played the jilted woman won an Oscar for her performance in this movie.
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