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An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African-American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis.
Bryce Dallas Howard
Fred Daly returns to Ireland with nowhere to live but his car. Then dope-smoking 21-year-old Cathal parks beside him, and brightens up his lonely world. Encouraged by Cathal, Fred meets attractive music teacher Jules. Growing closer, these three outsiders are set on a course that will change their lives forever. Written by
This could have been a great movie, and it really starts out in that direction, but sadly it gets mired down in sentimentality and just peters out. This movie fell into the trap that all too many movies do, whereas instead of being based on a script that is realistic and resembles real people's lives, it stoops to cheap, sophomoric emotional traps. In this movie's case, this movie stoops to dragging the viewer into the depths of sadness, when this is totally unnecessary. It was a a cheap shot and made me feel used by the time this syrupy movie came to an end. It is disappointing that all the effort to make a movie like this just ends up with another sophomoric film that is geared toward the intellectually deficient crowd.
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