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Like Dandelion Dust (2009)

 -  Drama  -  24 September 2010 (USA)
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A compelling drama that explores the different meanings of being a parent through the gritty, realistic lives of the struggling, blue-collar Porters, and the privileged Campbell family. ... See full summary »

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Wendy Porter
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Jack Campbell
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Molly Campbell
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Allyson Bower
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Beth Norton
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Bill Norton
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Judge Evams
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A compelling drama that explores the different meanings of being a parent through the gritty, realistic lives of the struggling, blue-collar Porters, and the privileged Campbell family. Their lives intersect, intertwine and collide, all for the love of a little boy. This film bravely exposes the humanity in each character reminding us that we each have the potential to be the best and worst versions of ourselves at any time. Written by Karen Kingsbury

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Sometimes the greatest love is letting go.

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Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material including domestic violence and alcohol abuse | See all certifications »

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24 September 2010 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$2,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$77,960 (USA) (24 September 2010)

Gross:

$352,810 (USA) (29 October 2010)
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In the kitchen scene after Rip Porter smashes his empty bottle and gets consoled by Wendy, the positions of his head and of their hands around each other's heads change too suddenly between the subsequent shots while lines are being spoken across the cuts. See more »

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What I Cannot Change
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By LeAnn Rimes
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Amazing film
23 February 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie hits very hard, I really don't care who you are this movie will make you take notice, Mira Sorvino and Barry Pepper play a dysfunctional couple who at the beginning of the film get in an altercation that ends Pepper in jail for 7 years, upon his release, Sorvino informs him that she gave his child up for adoption, He decides to do all the right things to get his boy back, but the boy has a new family, and 2 parents who live for this boy, The story has many twists and turns and gets better and better, The entire movie is wonderfully directed, and the acting is sheer genius, Cole Hauser really steals the show with an Oscar worthy performance, and Kate Levering is so good you can feel her pain, I would recommend this movie a thousand times. In fact anyone who doesn't at least have to fight back a few tears from this movie may be a heartless grinch. The writer Karen Kingsbury really wrote a gem here.


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