For a lesser loved Danny Boyle film, A Life Less Ordinary has a peculiarly heavy load surrounding it. It’s a film which strangely shared the year with another spoilt rich blonde getting lusty Stockholm Syndrome over her exotic kidnapper. 672 more words
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A quietly troubled young man returns home for his mother’s funeral after being estranged from his family for a decade. (IMDb)
Should’ve ended with that great climactic exchange at the quarry (“Good luck exploring the infinite abyss” “You too”) or at least before that saccharine final scene at the airport, because everything previous is nearly perfect in its achingly poignant and tastefully quirky young adult character study that nails its depiction of depression, awkward homecoming, and early romance through thoughtful dialogue, strong performances, calm cinematography, and a fittingly melancholy soundtrack.
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Big Night: 10 Reasons Why It’s One of My All Time Favorite Films
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