Two middle-aged Lesbians (Peters and Ward) find their lives complicated when one of them (Ward) takes in her ten-year-old nephew (Sangster).

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Bailey Lewis
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Roberta Langham
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David Lewis
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Alan Langham (as Thomas Sangster)
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Niall Farrington
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Kenny
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John Olohan ...
Pete
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Headmaster Ashbourne
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Father Merrison
Alvaro Lucchesi ...
Leonard Humphries
Maire O'Neill ...
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Two middle-aged Lesbians (Peters and Ward) find their lives complicated when one of them (Ward) takes in her ten-year-old nephew (Sangster).

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Rated PG-13 for thematic elements | See all certifications »
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9 June 2002 (USA)  »

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Oh yes
2 November 2005 | by (Thailand) – See all my reviews

First, I watched the film (last night) without realising that Roberta Langham was played by Rachel Ward; it's been years since I saw her in anything.

Anyway, I enjoyed this film immensely, ignoring - as other contributors have pointed out - the rather unlikely scenario of a largish Jewish community in a small RoI seaside town and the ability of a gay couple to live so openly there.

Thomas Sangster's performance was indeed years ahead of his age and had me sniffling occasionally. Yes, I agree with another contributor who suggested this film is best watched with someone you love.

A beautifully warm film, without resorting to schmaltz. See it.


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