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Two Weeks (2006)

In this bittersweet comedy, four adult siblings gather at their dying mother's house in North Carolina for what they expect to be a quick, last goodbye. Instead, they find themselves trapped-- together -- for two weeks.

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In this bittersweet comedy, four adult siblings gather at their dying mother's house in North Carolina for what they expect to be a quick, last goodbye. Instead, they find themselves trapped-- together -- for two weeks.

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What are the moments that define your life?

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Rated R for language, including some sexual references | See all certifications »
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20 October 2006 (USA)  »

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Duas Semanas  »

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$2,400,000 (estimated)

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$25,829 (USA) (2 March 2007)

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$45,816 (USA) (16 March 2007)
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Wil Wheaton read for the part of Keith Bergman. See more »

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When the sons are looking at family photos, Barry selects one to show Keith. In this scene, he is holding one 4x6 print in his right hand as we look at him. The next scene that shows the photo shows that he is holding a fanfold of several photos and they're in his left hand. See more »

Quotes

Barry Bergman: [on the phone] Look, the honest to God truth, I'm down here because my mother is dying. I want you to do this for her... Yeah, it's like her last wish, something she never had... Yeah, she really wants high-speed Internet access... No good she'll be dead by then. Is there some rush fee I can pay?
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Featured in Two Weeks: Learning to Live through Dying (2007) See more »

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Wonderful dramedy
8 December 2006 | by (NYC) – See all my reviews

Saw this film at an exclusive NYC advance screening presented by Gen Art, with the writer/director present, and I gotta say: if you've ever lost a loved one, this film will have you nodding in remembrance. If you've yet to lose a loved one...it's a good primer on how to handle it.

Great performances all around, and I liked the way the film expertly balances comedy with drama. It's a fact of life that we all have to deal with this subject sometime...and a film like this deserves attention because it's one of the few to tackle a delicate subject with grace and humor.


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