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thu 2005-aug-04 13:02:55 pdt   ...   permalink

Sunday night we watched A Home at the End of the World. It was really good. It tells a lovely story, a story that makes it one of the (if not the) most poly-accepting movies I've seen. The acting is also consistently strong.

Colin Farrell in particular gives an outstanding performance as adult Bobby, and the actors playing Bobby at ages 9 and 16 also do a great job. All three have this perfect look of innocence in their eyes, that just fits the character so well.

Robin Wright Penn (who played Buttercup in The Princess Bride) is also quite good, though I would have liked to have better understood, or at least seen more of, her inner struggle. Perhaps we don't get to see that very much because the film really is telling Bobby's story. I dunno.

Anyway, highly recommended.

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thu 2005-aug-04 15:31:26 pdt
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I remember we almost watched this last time I was there (actually, must have been the time before, pre-Netflix). And I've almost rented it a couple times since. Must get around to actually watching it, if it's that good.

mon 2005-sep-12 22:56:57 pdt
posted by Julie

It never showed Colin nude i was mad

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