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PG-13| 1 hr. 36 min.

Plot Summary
Former con man Brett Hanson (William Hurt) is imprisoned for six years before finally being released on parole. Now he needs to get back home to Louisiana and the ex-wife (Maria Bello) he left there, so when he meets Gordy (Eddie Redmayne) and Martine (Kristen Stewart) on a road trip south, he accepts their offer to give him a ride. While Brett wonders whether his ex-wife will want to see him again, Gordy harbors a crush on Martine, who is trying to recover from her painful past.

Cast: William Hurt , Maria Bello , Kristen Stewart , Eddie Redmayne , Veronica Russell , Victor Brunette , Grover Coulson , Michael D. Kennedy

Director: Udayan Prasad

Genres: Drama, Romance

Distributor: Samuel Goldwyn Company

The Yellow Handkerchief (2008)

Release Date: February 26th, 2010|1 hr. 36 min.

critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 4 )
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  • January 07, 2011 PetalsofSeven
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    I thought this movie had a lot of heart. I shed some tears at the end.

  • April 10, 2010 DOCRTM
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    The above first review is completely misleading, and as a result , I - (1) almost didn't want to see the movie, and (2) while viewing this movie kept anticipating a different reaction from William Hurt.. His role was not that of a sexual predator and this was not a DARK or sick movie. A little slow at times, but in the end very heart warming.

  • March 15, 2010 ISEEEMALL
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    SPOILER ALERT: This film is well acted, but seems to say, "Hey, society,we're too hard on sexually aggressive, repressed,older male ex-con strangers with anger management issues; they're actually nice, trust-worthy folk. Vulnerable boys and girls, don't be afraid to let them into your hotel rooms, cars, and lives; feel free to act out your adolescent fantasies with them. Plus, male sexual aggression is normal at any age; what a lot of you gals call sexual assault is just hormones and misunderstanding; you're over reacting, give 'em a chance. And, parents, stop worrying about your daughters and ignore that funny feeling you have about that neighbor man; you're probably misjudging him." This is a dangerous message, given the numbers of females (and males to a lesser degree) who are molested by age 18 by older men, 98% of whom are known to them and their families and the rest by strangers.

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