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The Face of Love (2013)

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A widow falls for a guy who bears a striking resemblance to her late husband.

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Cast

Cast overview:
Annette Bening ... Nikki Lostrom
Ed Harris ... Garret Mathis / Tom Young
Robin Williams ... Roger Stillman
Jess Weixler ... Summer
Linda Park ... Jan
Jeffrey Vincent Parise ... Nicholas
Horacio Cerutti Horacio Cerutti ... Gardener
Amy Brenneman ... Ann
Clyde Kusatsu ... Sushi Chef
Eli Vargas Eli Vargas ... Bell Boy
Miguel Pérez ... Bartender
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Storyline

A widow falls for a guy who bears a striking resemblance to her late husband.

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Taglines:

She lost her perfect love... until she found his perfect double.

Genres:

Drama | Mystery | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for brief drug references | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 October 2013 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Look of Love See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$24,660, 9 March 2014

Gross USA:

$350,006

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,806,548
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Mockingbird Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Both Annette Bening and Ed Harris have accrued four Oscar nominations each, but neither has ever won. See more »

Goofs

When Nikki and Roger are sitting at the kitchen table reminiscing about Nikki's late husband Garret, Nikki puts a vegetable spread on a cracker. She goes to take a bite of it, but in the next camera shot the cracker is gone, and a new one (without any spread on it) is suddenly in her hand. See more »

Quotes

Tom Young: [pleasantly surprised] You're back.
Nikki Lostrom: Yeah.
Tom Young: Are you going to run away on me again?
Nikki Lostrom: I might.
[chuckles bashfully]
Tom Young: Understandable. I mean, look at me. I'm one scary dude.
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References Nostalgia (1983) See more »

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The Face of Love
27 February 2015 | by ArgemalucoSee all my reviews

The Face of Love is a brilliant film with perfect performances and a fascinating screenplay about the risk and comfort of clinging to the past, using it as an excuse to evade the present and ignore the future. The great Ed Harris makes an excellent work in his dual role, bringing an appropriately warm and vulnerable attitude and achieving moments of an abundant emotional intensity. Annette Bening very solidly navigates the line between sincere love and sickly obsession, and the sadly deceased Robin Williams is absolutely credible as Bening's character neighbor and friend. Before watching The Face of Love, I thought it was going to be a generic autumnal romance, but the film ended up being something much more interesting than that, presenting us an interesting psychological perspective which is rarely examined in modern cinema. In conclusion, I liked The Face of Love very much, and I definitely recommend it, specially to those who want to see an excellent adult drama, which is lacking of clichés and full of deepness.


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