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We Think the World of You (1988)

PG | | Comedy | March 1989 (USA)
An aimless young man, Johnny, is sent prison. He entrusts his beloved dog, Evie, to the care of his former lover and best friend, Frank. When he gets out of prison, he has to face ... See full summary »

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An aimless young man, Johnny, is sent prison. He entrusts his beloved dog, Evie, to the care of his former lover and best friend, Frank. When he gets out of prison, he has to face difficulties at home. Added to this, is the fact that he may have to give up Evie to Frank. Written by Samantha Santa Maria <te7441667@ntuvax.ntu.ac.sg>

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The US trailer eliminates all traces of a romantic or sexual relationship between the Alan Bates and Gary Oldman characters, and presents the film as a lighthearted comedy about a dog. See more »


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Serenade No.10 in B Flat
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Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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Well Worth Seeing
7 November 2000 | by See all my reviews

There is nothing so disappointing as getting a movie version of a novel you like only to find out the story has been changed substantially and the cinematic version is horrid. I am a new fan of Ackerley. I am pleased to say the movie follows the novel and it was a delight to see it come to life in the screen version. Everyone in the cast is outstanding and the plot moves along quickly so the viewer is never bored. I would not hesitate to recommend this movie to anyone who admires J.R. Ackerley. I even enjoyed the fact that the look and feel of the movie seem dated which helped transport me back pretty close to the time it was supposed to happen.


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