The unusual story of a boy who will never grow. Born with a disease that makes his bones brittle, Brit, as he is appropriately named by his mom, will be four feet tall for life. But he ...
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The unusual story of a boy who will never grow. Born with a disease that makes his bones brittle, Brit, as he is appropriately named by his mom, will be four feet tall for life. But he doesn't think small. He has his own spirited way of dealing with the world, and the cast of characters that surrounds him helps ensure that life is never dull: an eccentric mom, a dad with movie star looks, a doting sister, and numerous other mentors, lovers (both male and female), and charlatans who come in and out of the picture. Written by
Once in a while a film comes along that fills you with such hope that by the time the final credits roll you feel that nothing in life is impossible. I was reluctant at first to see THE SIXTH HAPPINESS. But the glowing reviews in the New York Times and Newsday made go out anyway. Kanga does an amazing job playing a character not unlike himself from the ages of 8 to 18. All this at the age of 38! He is so charismatic, charming, disarming, and funny that his stage presence carries you through this tale that is touching, heart wrenching, and ultimately uplifting. I thought "Why would I want to see a film about a gay, disabled, Parsi? I would have nothing in common with him." But I was so wrong. The problems we all face: dealing with parents and siblings, finding love, potential marriage, and dealing with a cruel harsh and unforgiving world are universal. Seeing the problems that the character Brit surmounts made me realize how much I have in life and how easy it is to take certain things for granted. Knowing that he could find happiness - his sixth happiness with all the strikes he had against him filled me with a lust for life.
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