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Plot, Details & Awards

Loverboy

(2006)

Rated R for sexuality.

R In Theaters 06/16/2006 , 86min.
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Plot & Details

A mother once neglected as child but possessed of a heart overflowing with love grows increasingly despondent as her beloved child begins to claim his independence in director Kevin Bacon's adaptation of Victoria Redel's best-selling novel. If loving too much were a crime, well-meaning but overbearing mother Emily (Kyra Sedgwick) would be spending life behind bars with no hope of parole. When Emily was a child, her parents were deeply in love with one another but tragically indifferent to their affection-starved daughter. Now a grown adult with a deep-rooted desire to bear a child, Emily goes to desperate lengths to conceive before eventually giving birth to an exceptionally gifted boy whom she names Paul. Emily's devotion to Paul burns brighter than a thousand suns as she creates a wondrous world of books, music, art, and games to share with her growing child, but her ever more desperate attempts to preserve the purity of their relationship reach a frantic fever pitch as a kindhearted local man opens his life to the pair and Paul prepares for his first year of school.

Deauville Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2004 Deauville Film Festival In Competition Nominated

Women Film Critics Circle

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2006 Women Film Critics Circle WFCC Hall of Shame Won

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