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The Sublime and Beautiful (2014)

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David Conrad is a college professor and sometimes philanderer raising three children in a small Kansas suburb with his wife Kelly. When sudden tragedy strikes the family in the days before ... See full summary »

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David Conrad is a college professor and sometimes philanderer raising three children in a small Kansas suburb with his wife Kelly. When sudden tragedy strikes the family in the days before Christmas, David and Kelly's marriage is brought to its breaking point and David's desire for retribution leads him into uncharted moral territory with the question: what can we forgive? Written by Anonymous

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The Sublime and Beautiful is an exquisitely moving film.
3 January 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Rarely, am I so moved by watching a film that I feel compelled to write a review. The Sublime and Beautiful is just that kind of a rare gem of a movie. Blake Robbins, has created an exquisitely moving and excellently written and directed film. Grief and loss are themes in many, many films and so very few of them honestly and believably explore those subjects. And, even less often, have deftly drawn you into their characters with any real sense of depth and dimension. The Sublime and Beautiful indelibly does. The dialogue rings true in scene after scene, and even in the moments where the characters say nothing, there is still an emotional engagement and deep involvement felt with them. I commend Mr. Robbins for having the courage and vision to make a film, which includes many scenes of silent moments. For me, they spoke volumes more than words could have ever expressed, instead. Most of us have suffered profound losses in our lives, and you will find yourself relating with these masterfully portrayed characters --long after the film ends. I highly recommend The Sublime and Beautiful as a "must see" film of the New Year!


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