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Big Eden (2000)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  18 April 2000 (USA)
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Big Eden is a small, fictional northwestern Montana town.

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Big Eden is a tiny fictional town in northwestern Montana, as Preston Sturges or Frank Capra might have envisioned it. Timber and Cowboy country. This is the story of Henry Hart, a successful New York Artist, who returns to the town of his childhood to care for the ailing grandfather who raised him. Back in Big Eden, Henry must come to terms with his relationship to Dean Stewart, his best friend from high School, as well as the object of his unrequited love. All these years Henry has been pining for a dream image of Dean from back then. This is also the story of Pike Dexter, the shy, unassuming Native American owner of the town's general store, who is as surprised as anyone to find himself falling in love with Henry. The people of Big Eden conspire and attempt to bring Henry and Pike together. Written by Anonymous

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A Small Miracle

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Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for some mature thematic material
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18 April 2000 (USA)  »

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Big Eden - Un petit miracle  »

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$26,198 (USA) (15 June 2001)

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$503,796 (USA) (26 October 2001)
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Jim Soams: There's so few nice surprises in life. Seems to me that it'd be kind of a shame to squander one of them, don't ya think?
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Send a Message to My Heart
Written by Kostas / Kathy Louvin
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Sweet great movie
1 May 2004 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

Finally, I've found it. A "gay movie" that isn't really "gay". Homosexual characters are not coming out teenagers, they don't are specially handsome, they don't go to gay bars or buy gay magazines. I can't say that they are "common people", but that's not because of their homosexuality.

This movie talks about wishes and fears, and how we need to confront them in order to accept the good things life has to give us. The plot is well written; maybe too idealistic in some ways, but this doesn't matter very much. Actors did a great job, specially Arye Gross. And well, landscapes are beautiful.

Is a very good movie. I really enjoyed it from the first minute to the last.


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