Take This Waltz

Take This Waltz

DVD - 2012
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"When Margot (Michelle Williams), 28, meets Daniel (Luke Kirby), their chemistry is intense and immediate. But Margot suppresses her sudden attraction; she is happily married to Lou (Seth Rogen), a cookbook writer. When Margot learns that Daniel lives across the street from them, the certainty about her domestic life shatters. She and Daniel steal moments throughout the steaming Toronto summer, their eroticism heightened by their restraint. Swelteringly hot, bright and colorful like a bowl of fruit, Take This Waltz leads us, laughing, through the familiar, but uncharted question of what long-term relationships do to love, sex, and our images of ourselves."--Container.
Publisher: [Toronto] : distributed in Canada by Mongrel Media, 2012.
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (116 min.) :,5.1 Dolby digital sd., col. ;,12 cm.
Alternative Title: Histoire d'amour [dvd]


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Apr 28, 2018

Beautifully filmed and played, this is real-life scenario that this days happen with so many couples. I like how it's ended, even though it is definitely not a happy ending, but to those who think that every marriage has no gaps and bumps, it surely provides a food for thought and philosophical discussion.

Nov 07, 2017

Not worth watching. Drawn out and boring!!! I watched perhaps 10 minutes, total waste of time.

Oct 31, 2017

Like being a fly on the wall, this is real stuff - real people with all their foibles in real situations (and for we locally a set in recognizable Toronto locations) reacting realistically. It's slow but then most of our lives are "slow" so I would use the word "leisurely". Excellent acting and good chemistry between the actors. Congrats Sarah Polley.

Aug 15, 2017

Slow, beautifully filmed, realistic glimpse into the human psyche. A "coming of age" film for 25-35 year olds. I liked it.

Jan 13, 2017

Holy Sugar Jets that was the longest 20 minutes I spent trying to be patient before quitting this film. Did not work for me at all.

Aug 25, 2016

No plot, but it does have a scene with Sarah Silverman and Michelle Williams nude together. Sorry Sarah Polley this movie is way too long.

zentrixy Mar 27, 2016

The point I walked away with was; Happiness/joy/fulfillment these are fleeting emotions, they come and go as quickly as an orgasm or the peek of a fun carnival ride. When it's over you have to keep going and try to find fulfillment in the little things and simple joys of life.

This movie would have been good if it weren't for Daniel. I loved the high saturation color and dreamlike qualities. However Daniel was the least attractive kind of person to me ever! I actually laughed every time he opened his horrible awful mouth. Margot I related to in many ways though.

Dec 12, 2015

New things are shining;
"new things get old;
we may need to live with emptiness".

Oct 28, 2015

I especially like how Polley chose to end the movie.

Oct 20, 2015

The "feel-bad movie of the year", for sure. Possibly one of the most pointless time-wasters ever set to film: a grueling, plodding, hopeless story with a collection of uninteresting characters leading uninteresting lives, doing inexplicably uninteresting things. It's a credit to Polley that she manages to infuse the film with a continuous sense of impending... 'something', which is what kept us watching to the end. Nevertheless, nothing interesting ever does happen, and the film does eventually, mercifully, come to a completely un-climactic, although hopeless, end. Perhaps that's exactly the point: a glimpse into the head of someone depression-prone, as they sink down into melancholy and despair. Still, the story resolves to nothing, and offers no hint of solution or understandable cause. A film best accompanied by a large bottle of scotch, if not avoided altogether.

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