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Michael, a college student, visits his girlfriend Gabriella and her family for Christmas in Canada. When he gets there, she tells him that she doesn't love him any more. Meanwhile, her family is exceedingly strange: her father is a writer who spends most of his time wandering the house nude. Her grandmother mistakes Michael for her dead husband. Her two sisters express interest in him. Granny escapes the hospital and heads back to her home in the woods, and the family chases after her, and Michael is kept reeling. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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[After the telephone interrupts Michael and Gabriella's foreplay, Michael starts talking to his penis]
Michael: I don't believe this. Do you believe this?
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Comfort of Strangers
Written and Performed by Julia Fordham
Produced by Hugh Padgham and Julia Fordham
Courtesy of Circa Records Ltd
Published by Blue Mountain Music Ltd
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Amazing love story with subtle beauty as we as the in your face kind!
21 April 2004 | by (Riga Latvia) – See all my reviews

This is one of my all-time favorite films. It was too subtle and philosophical to make it in the mainstream. The various 'love' themes between sisters, mothers and daughters, husband and wife are all beautiful. But the love between the boy and old woman - a love that spans lives and time - goes beyond touching; it's eternal and amazing. Other than the Granny's accent being Russian and not French, I found the movie flawless! Wish it came in DVD!


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