1 out of 2 people found the following review useful:
A beautiful movie about a boring family trying to get real.
(email@example.com) from Calgary Canada
20 March 2000
The Blakes have a rancher in the burbs, 2 kids, a mid-sized American car,
gas barbecue and lawn furniture. Dad works in an office, Mom does
vague and equally meaningless. They are exactly like all the people you
on the freeway every morning. Something happens - their young son gets
Dad decides it's all their fault. They've given up on life - it's life's
way of getting back at them. He decides they should move to the country,
have some fun, get real. A wonderful friendship develops between him &
son, Max. But Dad ultimately pushes too hard, too far - he risks losing
everything. Not a smarmy, Disnified movie.
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