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The Giving Tree (2000)

R  |   |  Drama, Thriller  |  7 March 2000 (USA)
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Nine former schoolmates, staying at a secluded mountain cabin for a reunion, try to figure out why one of their friends and their hostess would invite them there and commit suicide which ... See full summary »

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Nine former schoolmates, staying at a secluded mountain cabin for a reunion, try to figure out why one of their friends and their hostess would invite them there and commit suicide which prompts them to look into the mysterious and dark past of their 10th friend. Written by Matt Patay

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Best Friends, Dark Secrets

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Rated R for strong language, sexuality, a scene of sexual assault and drug content | See all certifications »
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When the guests go into the house for the first time...there is a bandage on Molly Ringwald's foot as she heads up the stairs. Inside the house...when the piano is uncovered...no bandage is present. See more »

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Brutally bad
13 March 2001 | by (Oakland CA) – See all my reviews

This exercise in Gen X angst is unbelieveable, overwrought, poorly written, badly acted, and has one of the most annoying soundtracks you'll ever hear. Every time there's a lull in the inane patter (which is frequently) another overamplified and undernourished alternative folk song saturates the soundtrack. One of the worst films I have ever had the displeasure of sitting through.


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