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When I Find the Ocean (2006)

PG  |   |  Drama, Family  |  4 March 2006 (USA)
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A little girl leaves home with her pet dog and rabbit to escape abuse and find the ocean in the hopes of feeling closer to her father who has passed away.

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Nurse Denise
Anthony Brooks ...
Nathan Coleman
Natalie Canerday ...
Aunt Betty
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James Chambliss ...
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12 year old Lily Strickland has lost her father, a sailor, to the sea. She and her mother go to live with her grandparents. Lily and her family have little closure on the death of her father since he was never found, thus Lily sets out alone on a trek to the ocean to find the closure that she needs to heal her loss. Set in 1965 Alabama, during the Civil Rights marches. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG for thematic material involving violence and racial slurs, and for language
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This has to be the worst movie I have seen in ages...and the budget was what?
2 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have seen better movies made in peoples basements....the scene with the plastic flowers and the foam headstones was just awful....and the voice of Lily's dad...why that would scare the devil himself. And the jump cuts....man o man o man ....film school at worst....The acting by Amy Redford was overdone as was most of the others...Graham Greene looked and acted like he was mad as hell through the whole thing...Lee Majors gave an OK performance considering the lines he had to read.. Many of my friends who have also seen the movie thought the Selma March scene looked like a remake of Return of the Living Dead. I must say that some of the scenes of the Tennessee River were breathtaking...but got pretty old after the third or fourth shot of them. All and all let's hope this movie stays in the can.


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