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The Girl in the Park (2007)

R  |   |  Drama  |  5 December 2008 (UK)
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Enduringly traumatized by the disappearance of her 3-year-old daughter 15 years ago, Julia Sandburg has cut herself off from anyone once near and dear to her, including her husband Doug and... See full summary »

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Trendy Restaurant Manager (as Rick Vincent Holmes)
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Enduringly traumatized by the disappearance of her 3-year-old daughter 15 years ago, Julia Sandburg has cut herself off from anyone once near and dear to her, including her husband Doug and her son Chris, who tried for years to penetrate her wall of isolation and despair, without success. But when Julia meets Louise, a troubled young woman with a checkered past, all Julia's old psychic wounds painfully resurface, as does her illogical and increasingly irrational hope that Louise may be the daughter she lost so long ago. Written by Official Press Release

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A mother's love never dies

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When Julia's co-worker brings her a coffee to try out from his new coffee machine, he places it on her desk. The shot changes to him a few seconds later. When back to her, the coffee cup is turned 180 degrees - the handle is on the other side, the computer mouse is moved, and a stack of papers near her planner is moved. She did not move all of these things in those few seconds because she is holding some papers that she was reading when he walked into her office. See more »

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Dave's Not Here
Composed by Michael L. Clingo (ASCAP)
Published by Seven Mile Lane Music (ASCAP)
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Good acting can't save this irritating story
28 August 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The story is partly annoying and unsatisfying. The characters aren't really endearing and don't evoke sympathy.

David Auburn has a gift for creating irritating painful scenarios and if that's the kind of drama you enjoy then this one may be perfect.

Sigourney Weaver is good at acting like a damaged person. Her face really showed the pain of a person who was suffered a life changing tragedy. Kate Bosworth plays a girl of the streets well but her character was so annoying I kept feeling "kick her out". Keri Russell's as the daughter in law was even too saintly.

Give this one a miss unless you want the opposite of feel good.


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