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Bonnie Gerrin
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Mrs. Bossert
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Trucker (as Leslie Ewen)
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This is from the back of the DVD package. "After the death of his wife, depressed Tom Gerrin (Jack Lemmon) meets Leane Bossert (Sarah Paulson), a 21-year-old free spirit, and the unlikely pair hitchhike across the country. In learning to respect each other's differences, they become the best of mismatched friends and give each other the courage to embrace new beginnings and face the sad finales that greet them at their journey's end." Written by Dgranger

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Daleka droga do domu  »

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Surprisingly fresh Lemmon
13 January 2002 | by (Stockholm, Sweden) – See all my reviews

Jack Lemmon is great in this drama, portraying a widower with masterly realism, balancing between a grumpy old man and the character he played in Short Cuts. While watching the movie, I was afraid it would eventually turn overbearingly sentimental, but it never did. It's a lovely, thought provoking story. Surprisingly fresh and much recommended.


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