For the Moment

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For the Moment ★★½ 1994 (PG-13)

Aussie aviator Lachlan (Crowe) has joined the British Commonwealth Training Plan in 1942, a crash course for fighter pilots that drew men from several countries to bases across Canada. Stationed with best buddy Johnny (Outerbridge) in Manitoba, Lachlan falls for the married Lill (Hirt), sister of Johnny's honey Kate (McMillan), whose husband is away fighting. The emotional stakes are high for all concerned since they know the fliers will soon be sent off to combat. Old-fashioned (and sometimes slow-moving) romance with excellent performances and some gorgeous scenery. 120m/C VHS, DVD . CA Russell Crowe, Christianne Hirt, Peter Outer-bridge, Sara McMillan, Wanda Cannon, Scott Kraft; D: Aaron Kim Johnston; W: Aaron Kim Johnston; C: Ian Elkin; M: Victor Davies.