Such a beautiful story. It's quite sad. First off I love Drew Barrymore. She is an amazing actress. Secondly after all the trials and tribulations she and her son actually made amends.
Thirdly the reviews on this film is disgusting! She had a chance on giving her son away for adoption or have an abortion and what did she do? She decided to keep her son like a Boss. She did everything in her power to make it work. Mad respect in my books.
BTW this film is amazing, because it's based on a true story!
A stunningly beautiful love story told with dialog, songs and dance sequences. Some of the acting was aggressively cringy, but it actually works within the setting of this story. Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor were spectacular in their roles. Both of them gave me goosebumps singing and their acting was very well done. So much so that it gave me all the right feels in all the right places. I will definitely be re-watching this one.
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