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Robert John Burke
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Kristen Stewart and 'Dakota Fanning (I)' later went on to star in five other films together: _The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009)_, _The Runaways (2009)_,_The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010)_, _The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 (2011)_, and _The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 (2012)_. See more »
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What a happy little film! The daughter wants a guitar, the mom says no. Then she remembers when she was a teenage girl and wanted a shiny red Oldsmobile Cutlass. She thinks of how her Dad reacted, how well he handled it for her.
Kurt Russell plays her dad, and when he first comes on the camera he has a throw away line I could bronze his sideburns for: "I think I've lost my edge." I laughed out loud. I don't know why I like Kurt so much; I don't think he could play Hamlet if you begged him, but he is a great Everyman, and he smooths through this little gem surrounded by all around fine performances.
If you have a sense of family ties, I think you will enjoy this movie. It was kind of the nudge for me to get my girls a dog, for which they have been "begging" me for a couple of years. They _need_ a dog. Life imitates art, or at least is influenced by it.
Currently this movie is on Youtube at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NyluTTt9avA It will cost you sixteen minutes, and there a lot worse ways you could spend that time.
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