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Familiar Strangers (2008)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama | 27 March 2008 (USA)
Asks the question, Is it really possible to relate to ones parents and siblings after being replaced by the family dog? . . . Perhaps as friends - weird friends?

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"Familiar Strangers" asks the question. "Is it really possible to relate to ones parents and siblings after being replaced by the family dog? . . . Perhaps as friends - weird friends?" An off beat - funny - heartfelt story of family negotiating the changing relationships between parents and children, especially as those children grow into adulthood. Written by Anonymous

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Dogs. Donkeys. Denial. There's no place like home.

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated PG-13 for brief strong language
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Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$11,553 (USA) (14 November 2008)

Gross:

$30,341 (USA) (12 December 2008)
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The pace is slow but homely
12 September 2015 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

This is a somewhat odd comedy, but it actually works very well for most parts, it is a strange family, some strange characters, a strange plot/story and all-in-all a strange or odd movie.

There are many things in this that works out, it is a lot of small events that form the bigger picture and it is strangely intriguing, maybe because some of the small events will be something you will recognize from yourself or your family. It is all these small quirks and strange acts that makes this film work and make it realistic and believable.

The pace is slow but homely, the characters could have been some from your family or home town and it is funny and entertaining in its own way.


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