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A Perfect Day (2006)

Not Rated | | Drama | TV Movie 18 December 2006
A family man and suddenly-successful author encounters a mystic stranger who warns him he has only forty more days to live. Based on a novel by Richard Paul Evans.

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A family man and suddenly-successful author encounters a mystic stranger who warns him he has only forty more days to live. Based on a novel by Richard Paul Evans.

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priorities and values with a dark twist
19 December 2006 | by See all my reviews

Robert Harlan (Rob Lowe) is a loving husband and father who is down and out looking for work. His wife Allyson (Paget Brewster) is confident he will get back on his feet, and she encourages him to resume writing a book he has been working on sporadically for quite some time. Robert decides to give it a try and he suddenly finds himself in the throes of success, fame and fortune, with assistance from a literary agent, Camille (Frances Conroy). Ultimately, Robert allows his newfound success to alter his priorities and compromise his values.

This morality tale is darker than some of the others on TV this time of year, but that is part of its appeal. I really like this movie. Lowe is competent, Brewster's character is completely realistic, and Christopher Lloyd is effective. Worth watching if you happen upon it.


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