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Mitch Albom's For One More Day (2007)

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A suicidal former baseball player is granted one more day with his deceased mother.

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Lloyd Kramer

Writer:

Mitch Albom (teleplay)
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Imperioli ... Charley Benetto
Ellen Burstyn ... Pauline (Posey) Benetto
Scott Cohen ... Len Benetto
Alice Drummond ... Rose
Emily Wickersham ... Maria Benetto Lang
Cara Seymour ... Catherine Benetto
Lexie Drago Lexie Drago ... Maria Benetto
Joyce Rogi Joyce Rogi ... Miss Thelma
Frank Pellegrino ... Older Len Benetto
Samantha Mathis ... Young Pauline 'Posey' Benetto
Nick Sandow ... Sales Manager
Pippa Pearthree ... Librarrian
Jaclyn Tommer ... Roberta Benetto
John Fysak John Fysak ... Groundskeeper
John Wu ... Store Clerk
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A suicidal former baseball player is granted one more day with his deceased mother.

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Drama | Fantasy

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Official Sites:

ABC [United States] | CTV [Canada]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 December 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

For One More Day See more »

Filming Locations:

Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA See more »

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Production Co:

Harpo Films See more »
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Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Featured in 14th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2008) See more »

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Ordinary Day
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Not Mitch Albom's Best
4 April 2009 | by wayno-6See all my reviews

I really honestly do NOT like any sport that uses a ball. I am the consummate anti-sports fan.

But this story lacked any central plot - character development was lacking -- and starkly, no music, to enhance viewing. It was bare naked, and quite ugly, imho. There was NO chemistry between the characters at all.

A lot of "time switching" present to past to? and it was a little hard to follow where I was at, at any moment in the movie....

They seem to go through the motions, but it did NOT dispel my disbelief.

Based on what I saw, I will NOT read the book. Besides not liking sports, this just didn't do anything for me. When I keep looking at the clock figuring out how much time is left, oh yeah, this isn't going to be good.

Very disappointing, considering his other two novels/movies were very good: "Tuesdays with Morrie" and "The Five People You Meet when you get to Heaven" I usually do things bass ackwards -- I see the movie first, THEN I invest the time to read the book. Pass. This one really vacuumed!


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