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Any Day Now (2012)

 -  Drama  -  6 September 2013 (UK)
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In the 1970s, a gay couple fights a biased legal system to keep custody of the abandoned mentally handicapped teenager that comes to live under their roof.

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In the late 1970s, when a mentally handicapped teenager is abandoned, a gay couple takes him in and becomes the family he's never had. But once the unconventional living arrangement is discovered by authorities, the men must fight a biased legal system to adopt the child they have come to love as their own. Written by @anydaynowmovie

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They made him a promise. He made them a family.

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Rated R for sexual content, language and some drug use | See all certifications »

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$40,489 (USA) (14 December 2012)

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$200,002 (USA) (29 March 2013)
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It Would Be a Shame
Written by B. Mitchell and M. Wright
Performed by Betty Padgett
Courtesy of Ubiquity Records
By arrangement with Sugarroot
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Where is the audience for this great film?
31 May 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I've never been a fan of Alan Cumming, but this film has turned me around. He gives a great performance in this, and it's confounding to me why this never got a broader release. Yes, there are some flaws in the way the 70's are portrayed, and some of the characterizations are a little trite; but I thought overall the film was poignant and made its statement very effectively. Like other reviewers have mentioned, the ending was not at all what I thought it would be and took me by surprise. What stays with me after seeing the film are the brief clips of Cummings singing, in particular, "Love Don't Live Here Anymore," in which he almost sounded like someone wounded. I will be buying this DVD, as I really feel like the film wasn't given much of a chance at the box office to gain the wider audience it deserved.


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