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Loggerheads (2005)

 -  Drama  -  14 March 2007 (France)
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Three overlapping stories of estranged families in three regions of North Carolina.

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Mark Austin
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George
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Elizabeth Austin
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Linda
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Patti
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Grace Bellamy
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Gill, airport customer
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Lola / Sharon
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Sheridan Bellamy
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Phyllis, the Bartender
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Ray, the Cop (as Mike Harding)
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"Loggerheads" interweaves three separate but related stories that take place in different parts of North Carolina. On Mother's Day 1999, Mark, a young drifter with an interest in endangered loggerhead turtles, begins a relationship with motel handyman George. On Mother's Day 2000, Mark's adoptive mother Elizabeth wonders what has become of her estranged son. On Mother's Day 2001, Mark's birth mother Grace quits her job to begin a search for the child she gave up years before-a search that ultimately brings the stories together. Written by Eric Sorensen

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One son. Two mothers. Three endangered lives.

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Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material and brief strong language | See all certifications »
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$500,000 (estimated)
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From the director's commentary, the bedroom scene with Tess Harper and Chris Sarandon was filmed on location in a room too small for a film crew, so the entire scene was filmed from the hallway outside the room, using the reflection of the mirror on the wall. See more »

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Wonderful!
15 October 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

First - let me say that I am not associated with the movie in any way and I paid $10.75 to see it. (I was reading the other comments and the only negative one I saw decided that all the other glowing comments were shills.)

I loved the way the stories intertwined. The acting was superb. Tess Harper and Bonnie Hunt were particular favorites for me. Like others have mentioned, I was very impressed by Ms. Hunt's dramatic work in this movie and hope she'll get to do more of it. The movie was quiet and thoughtful. Some might think it was slow, but I didn't feel that way. I was totally involved with the story and interested in the characters every step of the way.

A really wonderful film.


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