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Peace, Love, & Misunderstanding (2011)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Music  |  16 August 2012 (Israel)
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An uptight NYC lawyer takes her two teenagers to her hippie mother's farmhouse upstate for a family vacation.

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An uptight NYC lawyer takes her two teenagers to her hippie mother's farmhouse upstate for a family vacation. What was meant to be a weekend getaway quickly turns into a summer adventure of romance, music, family secrets and self-discovery. Written by BCDF Pictures

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Life is a journey. Family is a trip.

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Comedy | Drama | Music | Romance

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Rated R for drug content and some sexual references | See all certifications »

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$105,960 (USA) (8 June 2012)

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$539,896 (USA) (6 July 2012)
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Maddie Corman, who plays Carole, is first seen at a peace rally in the middle of Woodstock. In the movie PCU she plays one of the Womynists, who protests everything as well. See more »

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When his mother is being kissed by Jude on stage at the music festival, Jake clapping instead of filming, yet a sequence including the kiss shows up in his movie. See more »

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Diane: Did you know I had to get three more bottles of wine today on account of Richard's new wife's aversion to California chardonnay?
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Didj On The Mothership
Written by William McNeill Ross, Kevin R. Johnston, Peter Lewis Blum, David Tice Budd, Nathan Brenowitz, David Robert Ghent and Russell Reilly
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Performed by Sympatico Rhythm Unit
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heartwarming and nostalgic
10 June 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is splendid! I had forgotten that Jane Fonda is an excellent actress. The scenery, with the landscape and vintage "props", is a wonderful reminder of the years that birthed care for the earth, inclusivity, and questioning the status quo. The story profiles the inevitable misunderstandings between generations, and the life lessons we can teach one another. Perhaps this is a movie enjoyed more by women, but many young men participated in the hippie culture, and many of today's women and men were conceived in fields of wildflowers. Although the film profiles a narrow 10-to-15-year span in our history, it provides an intimate glimpse into that era, to be enjoyed by multiple generations. I hope to see it again soon, because there was simply too much to "take in" in one viewing.


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