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An English chef with a chic restaurant on Bondi Beach trying to put his life and his relationship with his son back on track while surrounded by women.

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An English chef with a chic restaurant on Bondi Beach trying to put his life and his relationship with his son back on track while surrounded by women.

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Don't Go So Far Out That You Can't Find Your Way Back

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Miriam: -Be careful that you don't go so far out that you can't find your way back.
Tom: -What if I don't want to get back?
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Rock-solid; Heart Touching!
1 October 2012 | by (Pakistan) – See all my reviews

Before any of you go on about anything, yeah; I stole the tag-line from the ASUS brand of computer products. Still, these were the first words that came out after the credits rolled. This movie is so well substantiated in direction, cinematography, acting, editing, drama and script, and holds its ground for excellent execution, staying true to the main theme all the way. Yet, it will touch your heart in so many different ways; it's a beautifully knit piece, with a sentimental value for everyone. And yes, I did shed a few tears, which means it performed exactly the way it was meant to. The movie poster does not differ from the eventual experience, I tell you. Take it at its face-value, really.

With a non-linear direction style, particularly akin to Alejandro González Iñárritu, the director does not fail to stir things up for you up every few moments. As clear and strikingly shining as morning dew, the film keeps the fizz up with occasional humor, enhancing that than eroding away the serious notes. It's a memorable piece, which would very easily end up in your forget-me-not list of movies. It has a hint of Another Earth and Take Shelter, or so I think. Anyhow, you be the judge.

Nevertheless, anyone in search of romantic movie, subtle and funny with some witty sauce, or otherwise and emotional and memorable collage of events of a romantic life, family, and forces of nature acting thereon, would not sway away from this masterpiece, ever.

I'd give it a 9, straight out of my hat. Actually, this is to help it make up for points lost. On the IMDb Richter-scale, it wouldn't surprise me to find this landing somewhere between 7.2 to 7.8 eventually.


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