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Movie Quote of the Day – Inventing The Abbotts, 1997 (dir. Pat O’Connor)


Helen Holt: There’s different kinds of love. Some people you love no matter what. And others you love if the situation is right. To me, the best kind of love is the “no matter what” kind.

Oscar Vault Monday – The Cider House Rules, 1999 (dir. Lasse Hallström)


I first saw this film on an airplane on my way back from London in 2000 and I loved it immediately. I didn’t see it again for a few years, but when I finally did watch it again I still loved it as much as I did then. At the time of its release it was up for seven Oscars – Best Score, Best Editing, Best Art Direction, Best Director, Best Picture and won two: Best Adapted Screenplay John Irving and Best Supporting Actor Michael Caine. Best Picture-wise it was up against The Insider, The Green Mile, The Sixth Sense and winner American Beauty.

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