Being a) a lover of cinema; b) a peruser of film books and movie criticism; and c) an enthusiast of…
A young man struggles to correct his life after the death of his father.
One of the sweetest movies ever to watch on a cold winter day.
As relationship movies go, this is okay, not great but doesn’t suck. What made me rate it a bit above average was the incredibly fine acting of Donald Sutherland as the aging grandfather contemplating suicide as an end of life choice. The romantic relationship between a stuck-in-Minneapolis loser (Joshua Jackson) and a transient caregiver (Juliette Lewis) was a bit of “who cares?” A better question is: How is it that Sutherland has never been nominated for an Oscar???
From his book, and because nobody had listed it here yet (as I noticed as I should link to it…