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  • The only rewards, and they are real albeit insufficient, involve watching Jane Fonda in full cry and Catherine Keener in a quieter fullness of feeling. show more

  • A touchy daughter and her feely mom form the emotional axis of Peace, Love, & Misunderstanding, a touching, feeling, touchy-feely series of emotional encounters that generate much warmth in Bruce Beresford's balloon-light family comedy. If it were any lighter, it would float away. show more

  • The saving grace to the utter predictability in Christina Mengert and Joseph Muszynski's screenplay is reasonably personable characters and spirited acting by director Bruce Beresford's cast. show more

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  • July 30, 2012 michilady22
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    Fantastic movie- apparenlyt the walk out has Jane issues she needs to get over. I cannot wait to buy this movie! Adorable and Keener is amazing as a singer.

  • June 19, 2012 thevisitor967
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    Overall, I liked this film. I liked how it examined the love relationships--be it a grandchild, daughter or mother. I thought maybe the writers could\'ve dug a little deeper in the story, but it was still good for what it was supposed to be: a light weight comedy movie. The performances were great--especially Jane Fonda. I\'d like to see her do more films.

  • June 15, 2012 Margaret Opine
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    I WALKED OUT ON THIS MOVIE...MAYBE YOU WON\'T but when the daughter-lawyer says to her lover, \"Why didn\'t you tell me?\" And he says, \"That was a long time ago.\" I got up and left. I had enough. It was a \'trying\' movie but Jeffery Dean Morgan is so cute, dimples and all and the setting was so natural I stayed longer than I wanted to but if it had been a \'lovely\' movie thus a lovely movie experience with all those trees and water and small-towny-ness, and Woodstock, no less, and Jane Fonda is a good performer but her free-spirited-ness did get a bit trite, eccentric, and ridiculous especially her behavior with her grand-kids but even so, I remained, but there was a line for me (there is a line for me when it comes to free-spirited-ness and the movie reached it and crossed it so I left. But scenery and that small town way of life was kind of nice for a brief visit.--MO