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The Age of Adaline (2015)

PG-13 | | Drama, Fantasy, Romance | 24 April 2015 (USA)
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A young woman, born at the turn of the 20th century, is rendered ageless after an accident. After many solitary years, she meets a man who complicates the eternal life she has settled into.

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After miraculously remaining 29 years old for almost eight decades, Adaline Bowman has lived a solitary existence, never allowing herself to get close to anyone who might reveal her secret. But a chance encounter with charismatic philanthropist Ellis Jones reignites her passion for life and romance. When a weekend with his parents threatens to uncover the truth, Adaline makes a decision that will change her life forever.

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A magical love story that stretches across time and space. See more »

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Rated PG-13 for a suggestive comment | See all certifications »

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$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$13,203,458 (USA) (24 April 2015)

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$42,478,175 (USA) (26 June 2015)
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It is a frequently asked question whether Harrison Ford dubbed the voice of his character's younger self. The answer is no; Anthony Ingruber really is that good of a Ford sound-alike. See more »

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When Ellis is on the phone and Adaline takes his cup of whiskey, the camera goes back to Ellis after Adaline walks out. An extra glass appears on the table. See more »

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Narrator: On December 31, 2014, a taxicab traveled through San Francisco, from Chinatown to Marin. The car carried a single passenger: a woman, her birth name Adaline Bowman, current alias Jennifer Larson. This is the first and last chapter of her story.
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Brighter in the Night
Written by Nancy McCallion
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A beautiful film
30 April 2015 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

Excellent performances, a truly poignant story. See it, you won't be disappointed.

Director Lee Toland Krieger wisely speeds through the scientific mumbo-jumbo, treating it as the least-interesting aspect of this tale. Instead, he focuses on the relationship fallout of Adaline's predicament. It's a disarmingly affecting film, and very sad at points. A rumination on loneliness. Cinematically, Krieger serves up numerous arching, overhead shots and slow-motion sequences. This coupled with the various time periods tackled gives the picture a buoyant sense of scope.

Particularly memorable in this is Harrison Ford. After stiff and stagey efforts in movies such as "42," Ford delivers a beautifully conflicted performance as a man trying to reconcile his past.

Highly recommended.


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