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Twice Upon a Yesterday

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Twice Upon A Yesterday

Current Status:
In Season
Sci-fi and Fantasy, Romance

We gave it a B-

Twice Upon a Yesterday Douglas Henshall, Penelope Cruz (1999, Trimark, 92 mins., R, also on DVD) One part Don Quixote and two parts Groundhog Day, this well-meaning fable follows a broken- hearted London actor (Henshall) whose impossible dream comes true when he’s given the chance to relive a ruined love affair. It’s a clever premise, and the serpentine plot successfully navigates two romances when just one would do. Reel Goodies (0:21) An exciting Notting Hill street carnival offers a better taste of that neighborhood’s cultural richness than any other romance released this year. The Last Detail Eighties love-story holdover Elizabeth McGovern (Racing With the Moon, She’s Having a Baby) appears as a wise bartender. B-