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About Fifty (2011)

R | | Comedy | 7 January 2011 (USA)
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During a holiday get-a-way to Palm Springs, two fifty year-old men find unexpected results while trying to re-live their younger days in this comic coming of age story about the coming of age.

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John Rundall ...
Waiting Room Man
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A modern comedy that explores the simple truth that it's never too late to start over again. Even at age 50. We meet two long-time golf-buddies, Adam, going through a trial separation from his wife of 15 years and Jon, who is not only losing work to the 'young guy', but also dealing with a 'generous' prostate. They decide to take off on a weekend journey to let loose and re-live the Palm Springs get-a-way of their younger days but meet with unexpected results. Struggling to fit in with the younger crowd, they find surprising comfort through encounters with women nearer their own age. As the weekend progresses, both are forced to come to a truce with middle life's predicaments. A film that asks the question, "If fifty is the new thirty then why do my knees ache?" in what may be the world's first coming of age story... about the coming of age. Written by Greybury

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Rated R for language, some sexual content and drug use
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Fantastic Movie
19 January 2012 | by (st marys, ga) – See all my reviews

I think this is the best movie I have ever seen. I had no trouble keeping focused on every detail as it was interesting and funny. it moves quickly through the story with very unique scenes to get the point across. It is a great comedy and made me laugh out loud. It contains no dead spots. Each actor carries his or her part with great skill. It tells the stories of modern life in a very special way without being maudlin. I wonder why Drew P. is not a major movie-star as he possesses real movie-star looks with excellent acting skills. In this day of flashy action films, this character study of these two men is refreshing. I was able to "get-into" the film and felt a part of their lives. It was most entertaining and gave me such a good feeling that this feeling of goodness will stay with me a very long time.


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