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There are dysfunctional families... and then there are the Conways. After a family tragedy, 15-year-old Billy Conway has become the de facto glue between his bitter mom, distant brother, ... See full summary »

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There are dysfunctional families... and then there are the Conways. After a family tragedy, 15-year-old Billy Conway has become the de facto glue between his bitter mom, distant brother, and stoic dad. But when Billy starts to act out, everything changes for him and his family. Written by Anthony Anderson

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Rated R for language, some disturbing images and brief teen drug and alcohol use | See all certifications »
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22 April 2010 (Australia)  »

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AUD 6,000,000 (estimated)
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Gloria Conway: I've got static to watch.
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Dreaming
Written by Deborah Harry
composed by Chris Stein
Performed by Blondie
courtesy of Chrysalis Records
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Excellent Movie- Why Only 2 1/2 stars?
11 March 2012 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

Just saw this "dysfunctional family because of tragedy" movie on cable. Thought I'd give it a try even though it just had a 2.5 star rating and was labeled a comedy (?!). Turned out someone made a boo-boo on both. I was blown away by the story, the directing, the acting, the cinematography... All I can think of is the fact that the movie is "Australian" might have held it back. There was nothing else that could have done so. Definitely worthy of an Oscar nomination for picture, acting and directing. One expects Geena Davis to give a fine performance, but all the young actors surrounding her made her job so much easier. I was crying along with them. The only thing I didn't like was the ending. Leaves you hanging. But, that's life.


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