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Mia madre

Mia madre is a movie starring Margherita Buy, John Turturro, and Giulia Lazzarini. Margherita, a director in the middle of an existential crisis, has to deal with the inevitable and still unacceptable loss of her mother.

Other Titles
Η μητέρα μου, Moja majka, Minha Mãe, Imma shelley, My Mother, 母よ、, Ma mère, Annem, Min mor, Mia Madre, Moja matka, Margherita, 媽媽教我愛的一切, Anyám mozija
Running Time
1 hours 46 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Drama
Director
Nanni Moretti
Writer
Francesco Piccolo, Chiara Valerio, Nanni Moretti, Valia Santella, Gaia Manzini, Valia Santella, Nanni Moretti
Actors
Margherita Buy, Nanni Moretti, Giulia Lazzarini, John Turturro
Country
France, Germany, Italy
Year
2015
Audio Languages
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Margherita, a director in the middle of an existential crisis, has to deal with the inevitable and still unacceptable loss of her mother.

Comments about drama «Mia madre» (34)

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Paul P.

This is one of the most gripping dramas I have seen in a long time. I knew it would be great from the previews I saw. I was not disappointed. No doubt, that this is the most intense movie I have seen this year. It was shocking to see the color changing on the skin of an actor (Holland) in an industry that is very well known for its sensitivity. It is a very simple story that unfolds over a period of time. Everyone's role in the story is important. There are several scenes that might seem unbelievable, but when you think about it you realize how realistic the movie really is. I am sure that everyone watching the movie would be disturbed by some scenes. There is a serious moral dilemma that has been placed in front of the entire cast. These are so complicated that no one will understand them and most of the people watching will not care about the characters' moral dilemma. If you have not seen this movie yet, go to see it. Don't expect a "feel-good" movie. It is a very intense drama with a great message about human behavior.

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Howard P.

I'm not sure I fully understood the themes of the film as I watched it, but it was really interesting and made me think about the very different ways we relate to each other in our daily lives. I think the way the film was structured worked really well. As it moved along I couldn't help but think about the various stories that I had heard from friends and acquaintances. I can definitely see that this is something people would really enjoy, and I think the way they've been approaching the movie was brilliant, allowing the viewer to delve into the characters and their lives with ease. I think they did a great job at actually conveying the different different sides of life and making the point that sometimes life just isn't as it seems. Overall, the film was a fantastic experience and I recommend it to anyone who has ever had to deal with a loved one who is suffering from mental illness. Overall, I really enjoyed this film, and I can't wait to watch it again!

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Lisa M.

Once in a great while a film comes along that sticks with you long after the credits have rolled. I really enjoyed this film and I think it deserves to be in the same category as Citizen Kane. In fact it is my favorite movie of all time. The acting was brilliant and the setting was absolutely brilliant. In fact it is the best film I have ever seen. There are many elements that made this film so great and memorable. The movie starts in the middle of the 19th century and we are immediately thrust into the middle of the class war in the US. These scenes are so intense and realistic that I couldn't help but watch them over and over again. The violence is brutal and it is violent. You never know what is going to happen next or who the character is going to be next. I could not put my finger on a specific aspect of the film that made it so brilliant. Perhaps the most memorable thing about the movie was the music. It was so powerful that I could not help but be drawn into the movie. Perhaps my favorite scene in the movie was when it was showing the struggles of the coal miners in the 1920's and the final scene where it was shown the workers in the mines of the future and how they were fighting to make the best of the situation. All I can say is that it is so very important to have a soundtrack that will go down in history as one of the best ever. My favorite song in the movie is "El Rey" by Public Enemy and it was also one of the most memorable themes ever. I can not recommend this movie highly enough. I give it an 8 out of 10.

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Rachel

It's been said that I am a die-hard fan of Argento's work and, if this movie is anything to go by, I'm not the only one. I did not care for Blood Castle, but what the hell do I care, this movie is bloody. Argento likes to mix up violent themes with artifice, so this movie is interesting enough to keep me interested. It seems that Argento is becoming an influence for Tarantino, and while this movie might not be as good as them, it's damn close. Don't go expecting violence, this is a graphic movie that will make you squirm in your seat at some parts. The cinematography is top notch, the performances are excellent and it's a great movie overall. I give it an 8 out of 10.

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Brian

Gentlemen D'or Vamos is a film that I was enthralled with from the opening scene to the end. It was one of those films that you could just sit back and watch and I think that was the mark of the best film of 2005.I thoroughly enjoyed it from start to finish and although the film is technically graphic, I didn't feel that it really had any effect on me. I enjoyed the characters as well as the story. The best thing about the film was the great cast and the great chemistry between them. I think that this was a film that I would recommend to any movie lover. I hope that more films of this quality are made in the near future. I would definitely recommend this film to anyone who has not seen it yet.

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Zachary Johnston

When I first heard about this film I thought it sounded promising. The trailer seemed promising as well, especially the cliffhanger at the end. I was very excited to see the film. I was afraid it would be a wasted opportunity to shock me with a bloody 'good guy wins'. However, I was wrong. It was almost like a straight up western. There was no difference, except in the ending. However, it was very well made. The cinematography was amazing. It was gritty and dark. The acting was excellent. This movie has a lot of heart. It has a lot of character development, but I still felt it could have been a bit more more. If you are a fan of the western genre, I highly recommend this film. If you have never seen a western before, I would suggest you give this film a try. It is a great movie to watch with friends or just for a quiet night with a bottle of wine.

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Mildred Warren

At first I was thinking that it's going to be a big problem for me, because I hate to miss movies. But after watching it I have found that I really like it. I like it so much, that it's still in my thoughts and in my heart.

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Diane H.

Being the epitome of realism and truth, this movie is well done, with everything I want to see in a movie. However, I've noticed that a lot of people can't get past the fact that the narrative was not exactly true. The movie is very realistic, and in my opinion, so is reality. There are many movies about real life that get to you but the reality is different from the movie. That's why I liked the movie so much. It is just another movie in the genre of romance, but it is a true movie. If you want to see a movie that does not pretend to be real, then this is a great choice for you.

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Walter Wilson

I can't think of a better way to end this review than with this. It's probably one of the best movies ever made. It's not a movie you'll want to watch over and over again. The cinematography, the music, the cast, everything. This movie has everything. Absolutely everything. It has a completely unforeseeable quality to it. It's more than the great plot that the film tries to provide. It's the mood, the dialogue, the music, the pacing. This movie is perfect. Every second of it, I was completely entranced, but not in a bad way. I just didn't think it was that great. But once you get through the first hour and a half, the movie just keeps on rolling. It's great to watch in a theater, but I would say it's even better when you just sit down to watch it on the TV. It just gets more and more real. It's the best movie I've ever seen. It's really a must-see.

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Samantha Patterson

Watched this last night on Netflix and was completely drawn in by it. I can't put my finger on it. The acting was believable and there was a lot of real character development for the actors. Not to mention the story line, which was incredibly well-paced and even had me thinking about it after viewing. The director, his cinematographer, and the writer all did an amazing job and were in my opinion, the only reasons I did not give this film a ten. I had been looking forward to seeing this film since the first reviews of it were coming out. The first I heard of it was from the New York Times. I was skeptical at first, but then was pleasantly surprised. This film, and I'm giving it a 9 out of 10, had my attention for the whole movie and was able to hold me all the way through to the end. I wouldn't call this a great movie, but it's a great story with a great film made by a great director.

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Joe

The film is a must see. The performances of the actors and actresses are great. The story is great. The film is a must see.

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Virginia

Funny movie about a girl who was very naughty before, but now she's not. Everyone knows what happens next. "ZOMBIE". The film has a very "dirty" look, but the idea is to show the "real" world that exists in our world. The girl is very well acted, and I must say that the movie isn't perfect. The movie is very "indie". The director and the actors are not very well known, but still they did a very good job. I recommend this movie to everyone, because it is a very funny movie. Also, I would like to mention that this movie is very "real", which makes me very happy.

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Ryan

I have seen the movie and I liked it. It's very emotional and a lot of times, I feel like crying. I'm not a big fan of films that make me cry. But this movie really touched me. I've watched it 3 times in a row and I think I'm going to see it again. The movie has a very sad and very moving story line. The characters are very well done. I also really liked the music. I think it was very appropriate for the story. I think the music is very beautiful. It's one of the most beautiful pieces of music I have ever heard. It makes me cry. I think the music really brings the movie to life. I also like the actors. They did a great job in portraying their characters. I also really liked the movie. It's a really good movie and I recommend it to all people who are looking for a movie that will make you cry.

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Andrew G.

I did not know what to expect when I walked into the cinema to watch this movie. I am a fan of European cinema, and this was my first exposure to Spanish Cinema. While the movie was very good, I was mostly captivated by the scenery and the architecture of the localities. The city of Santander (Castelo) had a very unique feel to it. I thought that the movie could have been a little bit better if it were about a little bit more. In the beginning the movie focused on a family being torn apart by the same people. The story had a lot of potential to develop a lot more. As it was, the movie seemed to take its time and I was left with a bad taste in my mouth.

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Mary

I saw this movie with my friends and all of us loved it. This movie is about a young girl who falls in love with a man who never even appears in the movie. But this movie is so beautiful, and the story is just so beautiful. The cinematography is simply outstanding. I was amazed how well they captured the way people live in a city in Latin America, that we have no idea about, that we have never even heard of. It is truly a beautiful movie. When you are around people like this, it is hard to imagine how it must be to live without any help. The music is great. I love the music. I also love how the actors portrayed the characters. I think that all the actors are perfect for their roles. This is a movie that I want to see again and again, and I will always be thinking about this movie.

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Ruth

The movie was wonderful. I have never seen a movie with such an interesting story and wonderful characters. The actors were great and the movie was not boring at all. I highly recommend this movie. I am glad that I saw it and I hope that people will see it and enjoy it as much as I did. I would give it a 10/10

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Brian P.

After watching this film, I had to make sure I was not reading too much into the film's graphic nature. I have watched a few British films and I would not classify this as either a chick flick or a drama, but if you're a fan of cult cinema, this film is worth a watch, as it is a typical little film that is very high on style and low on substance. The film begins with a beautiful boy moving into his uncle's house and being told of his grandfather's death. While this might seem to be a normal thing for most of the people in the world, this is what sends the boy running away from home. Inevitably, the boy's aunt is also approached by someone else, and it seems the boy is to be sold to a wealthy family, as a servant for them. The uncle's mother seems to be the main character of the film, though she is only in the film for around a few minutes. The aunt seems to have a rough time of it at first, but once she is shown the grandkids have quite a lot of issues of their own. She seems to be able to help the boy and help his aunt, but she never seems to take full advantage of this. The boy also seems to have a connection to the girl in the film, which I won't spoil. The uncle's mother seems to have problems of her own as well, although she seems to be a pretty good influence on the boy. The girl in the film seems to have a connection with the boy, but she is basically helpless in this film. The movie does not really have a focus or purpose, as the aunt seems to be the most important character in the film and it is the most important character in the film. There is also a character in the film who seems to be the odd one out of the group, but she is also in the film for a while. All in all, I would classify this as a chick flick and a cult film, as there is some pretty graphic content here and there. While it does have a bit of an interesting story, I would not say it is a well made film. The acting is also quite poor, as the acting is quite amateurish at times, and a lot of the characters in the film are one dimensional and not believable. The director clearly has a passion for this film and his work here is not bad, but it is still lacking in terms of quality. Overall, this film is a good example of cult cinema at its best, and does have some good moments, but not too many, as it is a low quality film. It is also worth noting that this film is not a great film, it is a good example of cult cinema at its best.

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Amy Simpson

I first saw this film at the 2005 Toronto International Film Festival. It is a beautiful film. I have been a fan of Renee Zellweger since I saw her in the movie "Million Dollar Baby" in 2000. I am a huge fan of her acting abilities. Her acting in "Million Dollar Baby" was phenomenal. I believe she is one of the best actresses in the business today. I was extremely impressed with her performance in this film. I have never seen a movie that I have been so moved by. It is a beautiful story of love and loss. I loved the way that the director captured the beauty of the world and the beauty of the people. I have never been moved by a film in my entire life. It was a very moving film and I highly recommend it to everyone. I hope that you will see this film and I hope that you will be moved by it.

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Willie

There are so many good reviews for this film. One that is relevant is The Legend of Tarzan. And this review, in which I praise it, would seem to be quite relevant. The movie does have a lot of depth. There are references to Tarzan's jungle adventures in the jungle, as well as to The Lord of the Rings. It is the story of a man who has been left for dead. The filmmaker has an interesting perspective. He begins his story with the knowledge that Tarzan was a hunter and that he is still hunting, even when he is not supposed to be. He takes the audience into his mind and attempts to create an emotional connection to the characters. This creates suspense and tension. The movie's pacing is incredibly effective. The film is in some ways slow, but this is offset by the intense scenes, which are short. The tone is very similar to that of The Matrix. The characters are complicated and difficult to understand. The audience is always being put in a position where they must make a choice. In my opinion, this makes the movie very fun to watch. I was not bored at all, and I found the climax very satisfying. The acting is good, though I feel that there are some inconsistencies in the acting of some of the actors. I think that the acting of Alicia Vikander was the most convincing. But I have seen far better acting. In the movie, Tarzan is haunted by the past. We are treated to images of an old Tarzan. The ghosts of his father, father and father's lover, etc. But there is also a vision of a young Tarzan. The visions are intriguing. But, the characters of Tarzan are confusing. I can understand why he is haunted. But the ambiguity of his actions are something I can't understand. The writer has a lot of choices in his story. And, even though I did not understand the consequences of all the choices made, I felt that they were very powerful. The themes of the film are very interesting and often very controversial. It has a lot of historical references and references to Tarzan. So, the movie is a great deal of fun. But it is a difficult story to follow. It is interesting and emotional. It is a story that touches on many issues, and I believe that some of the problems the director had to deal with were a result of his inability to portray the emotions of the characters. Overall, I enjoyed the movie. I found it very intense and moving. I did not get bored at all, and I did not care if the movie was over. I gave it a 9/10. I am sure that the next time that I see it, I will like it even more. I hope that the next time that I see it, I will appreciate it even more. I feel that this is a must-see movie.

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Janice

I had an extraordinary experience. We had arrived at the airport, and some films were waiting for us. I asked the guy behind me if he wanted to watch it. He was very shy and said no. Then, he said, "What do you want to watch?" I said, "A chick flick." Then he said, "I don't have a choice, so I'll go watch the chick flick." I was speechless. I'd never seen such a scene before. It was a total shock. As a movie, it was very good, but it was just not what I expected. The film itself was very honest, and it was a joy to see the Argentinean movie industry in action. It is just what a film is meant to be, pure cinema. I recommend it to anyone who wants to watch a different kind of film. I hope I can recommend it to people who haven't seen it, or who don't want to, just to see the cinema for what it is: cinema. An excellent film!

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Ashley

I saw this movie at a recent festival and was shocked to see that there wasn't a positive review here yet. I'm a little skeptical, but I had a good time and it's not your average and tired Mexican or Mexican-American crime story. It's smart and well made. The characters are all good, the violence isn't gratuitous, and the acting is pretty decent. I'm glad that it wasn't a huge hit in the U.S. But, I hope it makes a lot more than a few bucks. The movie has a realistic feel to it. It's a movie that people can enjoy watching, as long as they don't expect too much from it. I really liked the movie and it is worth seeing, especially if you enjoy Mexican or Mexican-American films. It was a good movie, and I recommend it.

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Shirley

The film opens with a beautiful shot of the city of Buenos Aires. The city's skyline is an amazing piece of work, and the camera work is breathtaking. The film is a slow build up to a magnificent ending. The story follows the life of a single mother, and her son. It is told in a slow and quiet way, and the film is very artistic. The film is not about the story of the mother, but rather the story of the son. The film is a beautiful portrayal of how a single mother can overcome her obstacles. The film is very sad, but very beautiful.

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Christina Black

The movie starts with the young Spanish teen living in New York and trying to get into college. Her mother, her father, and her grandmother want to help her get in, but she doesn't want to go to college. That's a scene that should make anyone feel like they're witnessing a "ripoff", and this movie does just that. We see the history of the Dominican Republic, and the story of how one young mother helped her family escape to the U.S. With the help of a number of immigrant families, the young mother and her family moved to New York. We see the love, sorrow, and history that make that the most powerful film you will ever see about the modern day refugee crisis. The movie is, in a way, the story of a young mother's personal story. It was her story. It was her family's story. It was the story of a young woman who had to move with her mother to her family's new home in the Dominican Republic. As a viewer you feel that you're getting a sense of what this woman went through, and she's shown it all in this movie. You also get a sense of the truth of the situation that makes the movie so powerful. It shows that life in the Dominican Republic has it's ups and downs, and the people in the world look at the situation of the children of this country and it's people and say "Who's helping them?" It is very sad to see the youth that are trying to make a difference and have a better future look like they're victims. I think that this movie was very powerful and definitely worth watching. The reason I rate this movie a 9/10 is because I feel that the director gave the movie a lot of heart and made it so that I felt that the story was so true.

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Alan

When a young actress receives a role in a well-known film, it's her first step into an ever more experienced, yet foreign, world. She's moving into a new town, where she's much more self-confident, and even slightly rebellious. But her star is rising, and people want to know her opinions, which she won't give. The plot, or should I say, the tale, is set in the Italian countryside. It starts with the arrival of three friends from Berlin, with whom Mia meets and falls in love with a local man. He invites her to dinner, and tells her his life story. He's a man without much ambition or real power, and after a few nights, Mia finds herself a little confused about life. But once she realizes that her boyfriend is actually married, she can accept her situation, and she decides to leave her man and return to Berlin. But once she gets back, she discovers that everything in her new life is not as she imagined it, and she finds herself completely alone, and bored. But things get even worse when she returns to Berlin, where her boyfriend has gone to college. Now she's in a situation that she hasn't been in in years, and she has to face the fact that everything she's ever loved about her new home is gone, and she has to find a way to get rid of all her baggage. From this point, she begins to see that it's not just about returning to Berlin, it's about finding a way to be happy in her new life, without destroying her old ones. The story ends up being a powerful anti-conclusion, and it goes in many directions, and I'm not sure that I could understand it all. The young actress, who played Mia Madre in several films, does a terrific job in her role, and she won the 2010 Vimeo "Young Adult Award" (though not nominated). I'd say that she's one of the best young actors in this country, and it's really a shame that her good performances in this film are not recognized. Also starring are Richard Dreyfus, Brian Froud, Susanne Katt, and Andrea Sarno. An excellent film.

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Jessica Barnett

Lamentable, but smart film. French is a great language and I didn't expect it to be as powerful as the film was. If you want to see a film that makes you think about what it means to be human and how you can be changed by the experience of life then go see this film. If you want to see a film with some bad guys and some good guys, then maybe some of the characters in the film are a bit too cliche. If you are willing to suspend your belief and accept the narrative then go see this film.

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John G.

There is a specific film in every culture, and every culture in every film. Some films are more or less violent, some are satirical, some are just plain dull. There are many movies that are just made to be seen, because it can be hard to come across them in the theatres. But some are made for the purpose of telling a story, for a very specific purpose. This film is one of these films. What makes it so interesting to watch is the fact that it is a social commentary about the evils of religion, and the evils of having to go through life. How can we find a place where we can go to, to escape from the negative things that happen in the world, and that is a very important issue to this film. A man in a small town in Italy, who is an atheist, decides to find out what his son is doing, and decides to do something about it. It is an interesting, and interesting social commentary film. This is a film that is worth seeing if you are into films that are cultural, or that have some sort of social commentary in it. It is not a film that I would recommend to anyone, because it is very boring, and doesn't do much for me. There are a few scenes in the film that I really like, like the woman walking down the street and seeing a tear in the eye of a young boy, that are very emotional. That scene in the film is well worth watching, because the man who made that scene did a great job. It is a very interesting film, and a very good movie, that I highly recommend.

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Samantha B.

After a long time I finally saw this movie. And I can say I'm glad I watched it. This movie is about a young man who's family are always in trouble and he can't do anything about it. But when his younger brother is kidnapped by a gang and he tries to find his brother he soon discovers that the gang is on the way to kill him too. And as the movie goes on the gang come and take the good brother away from him. But the good brother can't do anything about it and he's too late to save him. So in order to protect his brother, he goes back to his hometown and tries to make things right for the gang. But he never really learns. But now he tries to do what he can to stop the gang. This movie is great. I really love the scenery of Spain and I especially love the character of the young boy. And the actors are also really great. I really hope that this movie gets released on DVD. And I also hope that Mia Madre will get a theatrical release. It deserves it.

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Stephanie

I saw this movie at the Cannes film festival, and I was blown away by it. I am not a great fan of Spanish cinema, but I think that this movie is absolutely brilliant. The movie is based on the book of the same name by Pablo Neruda. I don't think that this movie is suitable for younger audiences, but if you are interested in art, or want to see a movie that will make you think, then this movie is for you. I give this movie 10 out of 10, because I think that it is the best movie ever made, and I hope that there will be more movies like this one in the future.

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Joshua Montgomery

I'm a huge fan of the original, and this movie is a great addition to the series. It's a bit different than the original, but it still manages to hold your attention. The actors are great, the special effects are awesome, and the story is amazing. The movie also gives a lot of insight into the times in which it was made. The film is beautifully shot, and the music is great. The story is great, and it doesn't go into the same places as the first one, but it still manages to be interesting. The characters are great, and the story is great. I love this movie. I recommend it to anyone who loves a good movie. It's one of my favorites.

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Jane

I saw this film when it was first released and I was very impressed. I thought it was a great film. I would recommend it to anyone who likes films about the world of art. I also think it is a great film for people who like films that deal with themes such as death and grief. I think this is one of the most powerful films I have ever seen. It deals with the loss of a loved one and the ways that people deal with it. I think that it is a great film and I would recommend it to anyone.

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Mark P.

This film is an incredible portrayal of the essence of love. The acting is superb, the cinematography is amazing, and the music is perfect. The story is wonderful, the characters are perfect, and the story is told in a very entertaining way. I highly recommend this film to anyone who has not yet seen it, and I would strongly suggest that you see it before you read any reviews on this site.

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Crystal

I'm not a big fan of the romcom genre, but I was completely surprised with this film. It was very realistic, and I was drawn in completely. It's like a combination of "The Boy Next Door", "One Hour Photo", "Pleasantville", and "Girl, Interrupted". It's a very interesting movie, and it's definitely worth seeing. I'm sure that many people will not like it, but if you're looking for a good movie that's realistic and not over the top, then I highly recommend this movie.

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Susan Sanchez

I have seen this movie at the cinema, and I have to say that I am glad that I have seen it. It is a very good movie, and I am glad that I have seen it. It is a movie that I can watch again and again, and it keeps me on the edge of my seat. I do not understand how anyone can not like this movie. It is a movie that you can watch over and over again, and it will keep you in your seat. This movie is a masterpiece.

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Patricia

I have seen this film twice and each time I am moved to tears. It is a moving, heartbreaking film. The performances are brilliant. I think the film is more about the human condition than about the individual. The characters are all so human, yet so different. I think this film is very appropriate for people who have not experienced a loss in their lives. It is also a film for people who have lost someone to cancer. This film is a must see. It is a moving film and I recommend it to everyone.