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Forever Mine
Forever Mine
Actors: Joseph Fiennes, Ray Liotta, Gretchen Mol, Vincent Laresca, Myk Watford
Director: Paul Schrader
Genres: Indie & Art House, Comedy, Drama, Mystery & Suspense
R     2001     1hr 55min

Paul Schrader's Forever Mine tells a not-very-compelling, still-less-credible story of love, betrayal, and retribution. A cabana boy (Joseph Fiennes) at a Florida beach resort falls hard for a gorgeous guest (Gretchen Mol)...  more »


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Actors: Joseph Fiennes, Ray Liotta, Gretchen Mol, Vincent Laresca, Myk Watford
Director: Paul Schrader
Creators: Paul Schrader, Amy J. Kaufman, Damita Nikapota, Joseph Boccia, Julia Palau, Kathleen Haase, Matthew Payne
Genres: Indie & Art House, Comedy, Drama, Mystery & Suspense
Sub-Genres: Indie & Art House, Comedy, Love & Romance, Mystery & Suspense
Studio: MGM (Video & DVD)
Format: DVD - Color,Widescreen - Closed-captioned
DVD Release Date: 05/22/2001
Original Release Date: 01/01/2000
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/2000
Release Year: 2001
Run Time: 1hr 55min
Screens: Color,Widescreen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 2
MPAA Rating: R (Restricted)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

This movie is lush, mesmerizing...for some reason, I love it
Justine Ryan | 05/01/2001
(5 out of 5 stars)

"The music, the lighting, the chemistry... I taped it when it was on TV, but will buy it when it is finally available on DVD. I'm usually a skeptical movie-watcher, and there are some lines here that others will call cheesy, but I think these superb actors make them believable. At one point, Ray Liotta says to Joseph Fiennes' over-the-top romantic character: "What is this gibberish? Nobody talks like this!" As a viewer, I was thinking the same thing, but believing in Fiennes' character nonetheless, and that scene made the character even more believable.Gretchen Mol is lovely. The scene where she reads "Madame Bovary" to the elderly is so's a shame this movie's distribution fell apart, because she deserved to be seen in this.This is one of those movies I find myself watching again. Someone on did a great review of it...still available if you do a search for "salon" "forever mine"."
Justine Ryan | Melbourne, Australia | 03/23/2005
(3 out of 5 stars)

"Ok Ok, so from the other reviews, I understand what they mean.
Forever Mine is not the best movie in the world, but I think the sexy and always breathtaking Joseph Finnes and wonderful Gretchen Mol add something special to this love story.

It's kind of a love/hate relationship. I love the section when they first fall in love complimented by an awersome sex scene with a naked Joseph Fiennes. The second half of the film is still good, but does fall short of being one of those films where it is all wonderful, and you know you have found a gem of a film.
But all the same I keep on returning to watch the film.

Beautifully shot, but been here before.
Steven Sprague | Newport Beach, CA | 01/28/2005
(2 out of 5 stars)

"Unfulfilled beautiful wife of powerful rich man falls for a passionate but poor cabana boy at a luxury resort hotel. Jealous husband finds out about affair, ultimately choosing a violent conclusion to the drama. A "road well travelled" movie that is often nice to look at (especially Gretchen Mol) but ultimately fails with a strong sense of having "been there before". Ray Liotta as the jealous husband effectively sleepwalks through his role - effective because he's a natural at playing the "prick." Gretchen Mol is convincing as the beautiful wife torn between passion and comfort as long as she doesn't speak. Joseph Fiennes is actually quite effective and believable as the obsessively romantic cabana boy but does not quite succeed in making the transition to powerful gangster during the second half of the film. FOREVER MINE begins with a quote from Philosopher critic Walter Pater, "It is the addition of strangeness to beauty that constitutes the romantic character in art." Fiennes as the cabana boy seems to emulate Pater's philosophical reverence for "the moment" as the ultimate truth, and the film is most effective in this realm. When director Schrader changes direction midway, from picturesque romantic drama to revenge suspense, the film looses its magic and "the moment" is lost."
Michael Butts | Martinsburg, WV USA | 07/10/2004
(3 out of 5 stars)

"I have felt that Paul Schrader is one of those artsy directors who critics love, but his movies rarely approach classic status, with the exception of "Taxi Driver." In FOREVER MINE, which is indeed reminiscent of oldies like BACK STREET or MADAME X, Joseph Fiennes plays a cabana man, a beach boy, who finds himself madly in love with the lovely Gretchen Mol. His reason for falling in love so quickly extends from seeing her come out of the ocean in a white bathing suit (Bo Derek in 10?). Mol, of course, is recently married to her boss, the slimy Ray Liotta. Their steamy affair sparks the first half of the movie, and then we flash forward about 14 years and we meet Fiennes again on an airplane, a new identity, heading for New York. He wants revenge on Liotta, who after Mol confesses of her affair, had Fiennes killed, or so he thought.
This movie is filmed nicely and Mol does a job worthy of Lana Turner or Susan Hayward, but Fiennes is less passionate than a John Gavin, and Liotta is just wasted in a poorly written role. That's the main problem with this movie---for a passionate film, it has no passion or soul. How can we really care about Fiennes or even Mol, for that matter? He is more in lust, and she is dumb enough to stay with Liotta, even after knowing what he did to Fiennes.
FOREVER MINE is a soap opera for sure, but it doesn't have a lot of bubbles."