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George, a lonely librarian, believes love is obsolete, until a road trip to Death Valley with a cinema projectionist named Sophie teaches him otherwise.

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George, a lonely librarian, believes love is obsolete, until a road trip to Death Valley with a cinema projectionist named Sophie teaches him otherwise.

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If the world is going to end tomorrow, how are you going to live today?

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Sophie: Do you think it's true?
George: What?
Sophie: That it's forgetting that saves us?
George: No. I think if we forget everything we lose who we are. Don't you?
Sophie: I think I'd prefer to forget.
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A brilliant movie ...
25 June 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I agree 100% with Todd Mcarthy's review in the Sundance edition of Variety dated 8-14th February 2010. It's now June and this is still the film of the year for me . This movie is eccentric, gentle , intelligent and gorgeously made . It steps outside the box of what is expected from a modern independent film and harks back to the classic European film tradition . The world needs more films like this . Gaynor Howe's performance was outstanding for me and I particularly enjoyed the fact that such a big subject could be tackled within the constraints of a small independent movie . Full credit to the Sundance judges . It's not a fast burn , but it drew me in from the first minute . Bravo to all concerned .


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