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Old Goats is a comedy that features three elderly men playing themselves, but within a fictional framework. The story blends fiction and reality. Britt lives alone on a boat and searches ... See full summary »

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Old Goats is a comedy that features three elderly men playing themselves, but within a fictional framework. The story blends fiction and reality. Britt lives alone on a boat and searches for excitement and romance in his life. Bob writes a book of memoirs about his life as a soldier, para-trooper, and bush pilot, but is uneasy about revealing his sins as a younger man. David is struggling to adapt into retired life while living with his bossy wife. The story is about each man's attempt to change his ways. Written by Anonymous

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Film featured at 2011 Seattle Internation Film Festival (SIFF). See more »

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When Cynthia takes Britt into her bedroom, just as they are getting into her bed, a reflection of the crew is visible in a reflection in the window. See more »

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29 June 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It may be because I'm reaching the age of the youngest character that I related to this look at "senior camaraderie", and enjoyed it so much.

While there are a few wistful streaks, they only made it more believable for me. As we reach the age of these three friends we do act and react differently then when we were middle-aged. I found this slice-of-life to be a charming homage to that difference.

The cinematography was skilled and carried the story perfectly.

Young and middle-agers may enjoy it as well, and even gain some insight.

If you are seeking action or depth, it may not satisfy your needs, but it worked perfectly for me.


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