Live Twice, Love Once (2020) – Review/ Summary

95.6% (16)

Between a man with Alzheimer’s trying to see his first love and his granddaughter who keeps the core family together, you will be in your emotions.

Director(s) Maria Ripoll
Screenplay By Maria Minguez
Date Released (Netflix) 1/7/2020
Genre(s) Comedy, Drama, Romance, Non-English, Family
Duration 1 Hour, 41 Minutes
Noted Cast
Emilio Oscar Martínez
Margarita Isabel Requena
Julia Inma Cuesta
Felipe Nacho López
Blanca Mafalda Carbonell
Young Margarita Valeria Schoneveld
Young Emilio Lucas Cavataio

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Live Twice, Love Once Ending Spoilers

Emilio (Oscar Martinez) and Margarita (Isabel Requena) enjoying a sunset together.
Emilio (Oscar Martinez) and Margarita (Isabel Requena)

In the end, while Emilio still has his wits, he learns Margarita, on top of being married, has senile dementia. So she doesn’t remember Emilio and honestly barely remembers who she is some days. However, as Emilio gets worse, and it seems Margarita’s husband can no longer take care of her, they are properly reunited in a nursing home where it is like they are the two teens who met for the first time again. Giving you slight “The Notebook” vibes.

Is A Sequel Possible?

Considering how far gone Emilio and Margarita are, and how little they interacted growing up, their story is done. The only thing that can be continued is Blanca’s relationship with her catfish boyfriend and maybe Julia finding someone new after kicking out her husband.

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  1. I think that the little girls laughing when they were talking with the lady at the house where Marguerita used to live was real. I don’t think it was part of the script. She seemed to have so much fun.

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