Sweet November (1968)

114 mins | Drama | 1968

Writer:

Herman Raucher

Cinematographer:

Daniel L. Fapp

Editor:

James Heckert

Production Designer:

John Robert Lloyd

Production Company:

Gina Productions
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HISTORY

Location scenes filmed in Manhattan and ... More Less

Location scenes filmed in Manhattan and Brooklyn. More Less

CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
PRODUCTION TEXT
A Jerry Gershwin-Elliott Kastner Production
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Asst dir
Asst dir
PRODUCERS
WRITER
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
ART DIRECTOR
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
SET DECORATOR
Set dec
COSTUMES
Cost des
MUSIC
Mus comp & cond
SOUND
MAKEUP
Makeup supv
Supv hairstylist
PRODUCTION MISC
Scr supv
Dial supv
SOURCES
SONGS
"Sweet November," words and music by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley
"Sara's Theme," by Michel Legrand.
DETAILS
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 8 February 1968
Copyright Claimant:
Gina Productions
Copyright Date:
1 April 1968
Copyright Number:
LP35729
Physical Properties:
Sound
Color
Technicolor
Duration(in mins):
114
Country:
United States
SYNOPSIS

Each month of the year, Sara Deever, a Brooklyn Heights woman who leases apartments and sublets them at a profit, shares her bohemian flat with a different man with different "conformist hang-ups." In this way, she feels that she has helped someone and, in turn, she will always be remembered. One day in October, she meets Charlie, a staid British manufacturer, and invites him to be her "November." Intrigued by the offer and the woman, Charlie accepts. As the days pass, Charlie finds himself losing his inhibitions and falling in love with Sara. But when he asks to stay beyond November, Sara tells him that he must leave, as all his predecessors have done, on the last day of the month. Then Charlie learns from a neighbor and friend, Alonzo, that Sara is dying from an incurable illness. Overcoming his grief, Charlie begs Sara to seize whatever happiness she can by letting him remain. Although she knows that for the first time she is truly in love, Sara tells Charlie that he must go. On the last night of the month, Sara packs Charlie's bags and waits for "December" to arrive. When he does, Charlie kisses Sara goodby and reminds her that she will never be ... +


Each month of the year, Sara Deever, a Brooklyn Heights woman who leases apartments and sublets them at a profit, shares her bohemian flat with a different man with different "conformist hang-ups." In this way, she feels that she has helped someone and, in turn, she will always be remembered. One day in October, she meets Charlie, a staid British manufacturer, and invites him to be her "November." Intrigued by the offer and the woman, Charlie accepts. As the days pass, Charlie finds himself losing his inhibitions and falling in love with Sara. But when he asks to stay beyond November, Sara tells him that he must leave, as all his predecessors have done, on the last day of the month. Then Charlie learns from a neighbor and friend, Alonzo, that Sara is dying from an incurable illness. Overcoming his grief, Charlie begs Sara to seize whatever happiness she can by letting him remain. Although she knows that for the first time she is truly in love, Sara tells Charlie that he must go. On the last night of the month, Sara packs Charlie's bags and waits for "December" to arrive. When he does, Charlie kisses Sara goodby and reminds her that she will never be forgotten. +

Legend
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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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