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Finding Home (2003)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  29 April 2005 (USA)
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Inheriting her grandmother's remote island Inn causes Amanda to re-evaluate her life and decisions.

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The story focuses on an ambitious young executive, Amanda, who inherits a lovely B&B on a remote island in Maine when her grandmother dies. She arrives with every intent of selling it all off and going back to her busy career, but in going through her grandmother's belongings, she discovers much about her family's past which ultimately makes her re-evaluate her life and values. Amanda is faced with making right decisions amidst trying circumstances. The film also addresses important social and psychological issues such as sexual responsibility, divorce, abuse, deception and false memory syndrome. Written by Clear Star Pictures

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The key to the future lies in unlocking the past.

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Rated PG-13 for thematic issues, sexual content and some violence
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Finding Home
Lyrics by Holly Conlan
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Clichéd, contrived, silly
12 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Being from Maine, I sure wanted to love this movie..but I didn't! The plot was contrived and in several ways, quite silly. The first half of the film dragged mercilessly, while at the same time facets of the plot were not fully developed, making the story line weak and non-sensical and the characters shallow. It makes no sense that this young woman who so loved and missed her grandmother would not have returned to see her as soon as she was old enough to be independent from her controlling mother, especially with the level of animosity she felt toward her mother. The film touts Amanda as being "an ambitious young executive" who has a "busy career," yet all we see of her at her job gives the impression that she is nothing but a receptionist with nothing on her mind but her birthday and her boyfriend. The false memory idea fails miserably, its "moment of revelation" totally lacking in energy and focus.

What should have been a good plot, fertile ground for a poignant and meaningful film, was sadly wasted. What a disappointment!


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