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Emile
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Directed By
Carl Bessai, Carl Bessai

Cast:
Ian McKellen, Deborah Kara Unger, Tygh Runyan

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Emile (2003)
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Movie Review by Movie Addict
April 11th, 2007

Finding Family

In the second part of a twin bill for Ian McKellen, he stars with Deborah Kara Unger in a compelling drama about a man who goes back home after 40 years and has to deal with the past he left behind.

In contrast to Cold Comfort Farm, in which McKellan played a small role, this movie is all about him. He goes back and forth from the present to his life in Canada 40 years before. He even engages in conversations with his brothers, who appear in the present. he works to resolve his crisis and, with the help of 10-year-old Theo Crane, is able to come to a comfortable conclusion.

For those of us who leave home and return, there is a lot of things familiar in this very good movie.

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Lisa
Apr 11, 2007 9:28 AM
 
oooooh this ones going on the list.....Ian McKellan is one of my fave actors.
Movie Addict
Apr 11, 2007 11:19 AM
 
If you like good drama, you will not be disappointed.



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