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  • Before it runs off course into excess, this brilliantly acted film version of the 1999 novel by Andre Dubus III moves with a stabbing urgency. show more

  • There's a dignity about it, and it's only later that we come to realize that this dignity is misplaced, born of a fatal reserve and a lack of complete investment. show more

  • The clash over the house quickly escalates into a modern-day tragedy. It is a fascinating film, handsomely adapted from the book and well directed. show more

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  • September 14, 2008 Calrner
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    This movie is as bad ass the book. The book is HORRIBLE !!! I can't believe the critics liked it. It shows me what kind of critic reviews they use. This was a bok recomended by Oprah and after reading it I swore never to read a book recomended by her again!. Horrible horrible

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