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A Rumor of Angels (2000)

PG-13 | | Drama | 2001 (France)
An old woman helps a young boy resolve his feelings over the death of his mother.

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Maddy Bennett
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Nathan Neubauer
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Mary Neubauer
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James Neubauer
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Uncle Charlie
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Dr. Sam Jenkins
Michelle Grace ...
Lillian Neubauer
Karsen Liotta ...
James as Infant
Colin Rogers ...
James as a young boy
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An old woman helps a young boy resolve his feelings over the death of his mother.

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Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, an accident scene and brief drug references | See all certifications »
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2001 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Voces de ángeles  »

Box Office

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$17,766 (USA) (1 February 2002)

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$31,817 (USA) (8 February 2002)
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Though she writes her son's messages after he dies, the Vietnam war was over in 1972, so there was not a Battle of Haiphong in 1974. See more »

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Referenced in Mysterious Ways: Listen (2002) See more »

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Symphony No. 39 in E Flat Major, K. 543
Menuetto: Allegretto-Trio
by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performed by The English Concert
Trevor Pinnock, conductor
Courtesy of Deutsche Grammophon GmbH, Hamburg
A Universal Music Group Germany
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A beautiful message, oversentimentally presented.
24 September 2002 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

A boy, James (Trevor Morgan) lost his mother in a car crash, which he witnessed, two years ago. His father, Nathan (Ray Liotta), has a new wife, Mary (Catherine McCormack), and is usually away on business. Nathan never talked to James about the tragedy so James has not yet finished grieving; he resents Mary and will not accept her as a mother. Maddy Bennett (Vanessa Redgrave) is an older but still vivacious neighbour who lost her son in the war. She befriends James and helps him through the trauma.

Redgrave's acting is superb and the message of the story is beautiful but the script and direction are very emotionally manipulative, sinking into maudlin melodrama too often. Those who just want a good story and can focus on the message and Redgrave's performance will love this film; others may be put off by the excessive sentimentality.


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