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R| 1 hr. 45 min.

Plot Summary
Having recently lost his mother, teenager Henry Nearing (Gregory Smith) develops a crush on seductive classmate Grace (Jordana Brewster), who toys with him. Though he has been friends with Merna (Ashley Johnson) for a long time, he fails to see her sincere attraction to him, instead, he wastes time with the uncaring Grace.

Cast: Gregory Smith , Jordana Brewster , Ashley Johnson , Chad Faust , David Morse , Brian Doyle Murray , Logan Bartholomew , Sharon Lawrence

Director: Rick Rosenthal

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Cinema Libre Studio

Nearing Grace (2005)

Release Date: June 18th, 2005|1 hr. 45 min.

critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 63
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    The performances by Smith, Brewster and veteran David Morse, as a morbidly depressed widower, elevate Nearing Grace to something near grace. show more

  • 70
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    The richness of the characters and themes in Nearing Grace inspire director Rick Rosenthal and his cast to create a film with terrific emotional energy and larkish humor. show more

  • 75
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    This intimate coming-of-age story benefits from excellent performances, notably Gregory Smith's. show more

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