A guardian angel has 24 hours to convince a soul that life on Earth is worth the effort.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
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A guardian angel has 24 hours to convince a soul that life on Earth is worth the effort.

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Comedy | Fantasy

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Rated PG for language and sensuality | See all certifications »




Release Date:

4 January 2001 (Singapore)  »

Also Known As:

Angyali meló  »

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Call me sentimental, but I thought the movie was excellent
16 March 2002 | by (Cleveland, Ohio) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie just a few hours ago at the Cleveland International Film Festival and I found it to be an excellent movie.

I must strongly disagree with the other reviewers who've panned the movie.

I'll admit that the movie has a few Hollywood elements and better-than-indie production values. It also has an understated, but important, plot element that involves religion. It's also sentimental, it could be classified as a date movie or even a "family movie."

This is a wonderful movie about freedom and redemption. I found it well-crafted, well-acted (Albert Finney is just terrific) and for a movie with a bit of fantasy, very much believable on that level with few plot holes. Yes, you just might figure out a few things half or three-quarters of the way thru the flick, but so what.

I would urge anyone thinking about seeing this movie to reject the too-critical reviews. It's not a Coppola flick and it doesn't pretend to be. But it's not "Ghost" either. This movie delivers what it promises - a good yarn, told, acted and directed well.

On a slightly peripheral note, I see that this movie, finished in 2000, has yet to find a distributor. This movie would be a winner at the box office. I'm not a moviemaker, but I have a few friends who are. I've heard them complain about not being able to find distributors for their very indie movies. NOW I understand.

Want to just have a nice, enjoyable evening out at the movies? Then go see Milo.

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