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A Warm December (1973)

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Dr. Matt Younger and his daughter arrive for a month-long visit to London for dirt-bike racing and unexpectedly, a new romance for the widowed Dr. Younger. His new love interest is the ... See full summary »

Director:

Sidney Poitier

Writer:

Lawrence Roman
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Complete credited cast:
Sidney Poitier ... Dr. Matt Younger
Ester Anderson Ester Anderson ... Catherine Oswandu (as Esther Anderson)
Yvette Curtis Yvette Curtis ... Stefanie Younger
George Baker ... Dr. Henry Barlow
Johnny Sekka ... Dr. Joseph Myomo
Earl Cameron ... Ambassador George Oswandu
Hilary Crane Hilary Crane ... Marsha Barlow
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Dr. Matt Younger and his daughter arrive for a month-long visit to London for dirt-bike racing and unexpectedly, a new romance for the widowed Dr. Younger. His new love interest is the beautiful and playful Catherine who seems to enjoy eluding Dr. Younger as much as she enjoys eluding the mysterious men who are following her. Their romance develops gradually as does the viewers' understanding of what is going on with this charming woman and the complications she brings with her. Written by Greg Bruno <burlynerd@usa.net>

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His love. Her December. Their story. Something to remember.

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Drama | Romance

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Trivia

T.P. McKenna was cast in the role of Dr. Henry Barlow by Director and star Sidney Poitier. However, after the scenes were filmed, Poitier decided to re-cast George Baker, and the relevant scenes were re-shot. See more »

Goofs

Dr. Myomo has two scars, one on each cheek throughout the movie. He is identified by Dr. Young as the man "with the scars" when talking with Cathrine. But in his last scene with Dr. Young his scars are missing. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Matt Younger: Blowing people's minds must be your hobby.
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Connections

Referenced in The Song Remains the Same (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

NONQONQO
Music and Lyrics by Miriam Makeba
Sung by Letta Mbulu
Courtesy of RCA Records and Tapes
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A Warm December is Excellent!
25 January 2009 | by rodneycharlesSee all my reviews

A Warm December is my all time favorite film! An inspiration way ahead of it's time and still remains so, even today. When on earth will this film be released on DVD? Also, will the score be made available? A Warm December is so refreshing! It is superbly paced and provides a lesson in meaningful drama. I learn something new every time I view this film. EXCELLENT work by Sidney Poitier in front and behind the camera! It is quite astounding to realize that he accomplished such an evolved story in the 1970's. This story is superbly written, wonderfully edited and the score is simply magnificent. I cannot say enough about this wonderful film. The performances are superb across the board and Esther Anderson and Sidney Poitier are a joy to watch. Thank you so much for this inspiring film Mr. Poitier. Did I mention this is my all time favorite film?


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 June 1973 (Ireland) See more »

Also Known As:

12 Tsuki no atsui namida See more »

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Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)
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Mono

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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