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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 USA:

$11,553, 16 November 2008, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$30,341, 14 December 2008
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Fun Film!
16 January 2009 | by See all my reviews

I saw this film with no expectations one evening with my boyfriend and we were both pleasantly surprised. The story is eerily familiar as the characters are not-such-strangers since they can remind you of your own acquaintances...a fun yet frightening realization. My one criticism would be that there seems to be some parts that lack soundtrack or background noises. Maybe this was a creative decision to force us to focus on the uncomfortable moments?

This movie is a fantastic portrayal of the beauty in family dysfunction. Witty and sometimes painful, this film has you falling in love with its characters before you even realize it. A great movie with a great message! I definitely recommend watching this fun film!


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