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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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The world has changed in the last century. Adaline has not. 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)

Gross:

$42,478,175 (USA) (26 June 2015)
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From 2010 through 2013, the studio announced a new director for the film each year. Andy Tennant was hired as the initial director in 2010. He was dismissed in 2011 and it was announced that the studio was in talks with Gabriele Muccino to take over for Tennant. It is not clear whether or not Muccino was every officially hired for the job, but by May of 2012, the studio announced Isabel Coixet as the film's director. The studio finally made their selection when they announced that Lee Toland Krieger would helm the film on October 16, 2013. See more »

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When she is pulled over near the beginning of the film, her driver's permit as a ZIP code on it, even though she was born in 1908 and the cop says she's 45, making it 1953. ZIP codes were not introduced until 1963. 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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Referenced in Talking Pictures: The Age of Adeline (2015) See more »

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Let's Trip the Light Fantastic
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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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