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Little Secrets (2001)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Family  -  30 May 2003 (Norway)
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Emily Lindstrom, 14, is an aspiring concert violinist; she's spending the summer practicing for a big audition while her girlfriends are at camp. She's also got a thriving neighborhood ... See full summary »

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Emily Lindstrom, 14, is an aspiring concert violinist; she's spending the summer practicing for a big audition while her girlfriends are at camp. She's also got a thriving neighborhood business: for 50 cents, she'll keep your secret. Her mother is very pregnant, and her parents seem more concerned about the new baby than anything Emily cares about. A new family moves in next door; their son, Philip, 12, becomes Emily's friend. Eventually, the weight of Emily's secrets - her own, the ones she's keeping professionally, and a secret Philip tells her, send her life temporarily crashing down. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Comedy | Drama | Family | Music

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Rated PG for thematic elements | See all certifications »

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30 May 2003 (Norway)  »

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Budget:

$2,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$191,747 (USA) (23 August 2002)

Gross:

$405,182 (USA) (20 September 2002)
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Trivia

There are several references by the film's lead to a fictional orchestral music soloist named Samuel Cardon. The composer for this film is Sam Cardon and the name-dropping was a homage/injoke. See more »

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When Philip and Emily are eating pizza, Emily is having some sort of vegetable pizza in her close-up shot but Hawaiian pizza in other shots. See more »

Quotes

David: Wait a minute. You like her, don't you?
Phillip: Emily? I don't think so.
David: Give it up, buddy; you're twelve.
Phillip: David, you got it so wrong.
David: Alright, then you won't be upset when I make my move.
Phillip: Of course not. But you're the one who should give it up. She's like in love with some middle-aged composer.
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Three Tools
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Clever hidden gem of a movie
7 June 2003 | by See all my reviews

I had never heard of this movie when I saw it in the video store, but I rented it on a fluke just because I'm a fan of Evan Rachel Wood. It turned out to be a fun and dramatic gem, cute without being too cute. It takes on a difficult challenge, making a kids movie adults can also enjoy, all without Shrek-style irony. The revelations in the end can be seen coming before they happen, but it is still enjoyable watching the arcs of all the characters, as well as the subtle lesson in truth. Recommended rental.


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