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The Grand Seduction (2013)

 -  Comedy  -  30 May 2014 (Canada)
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To survive, a dying Newfoundland fishing village must convince a young doctor to take up residence by any means necessary.

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The small harbor of Tickle Cove is in dire need of a doctor so that the town can land a contract to secure a factory which will save the town from financial ruin. Village resident Murray French (Gleeson) leads the search, and when he finds Dr. Paul Lewis (Kitsch) he employs - along with the whole town - tactics to seduce the doctor to stay permanently. Written by JP Smith

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Rated PG-13 for some suggestive material and drug references | See all certifications »
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30 May 2014 (Canada)  »

Also Known As:

Die große Verführung  »

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$12,700,000 (estimated)

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$323,743 (USA) (30 May 2014)

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$3,408,966 (USA) (5 September 2014)
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As with his previous films Cold Mountain (2003) and Michael Collins (1996), this film shows actor Brendan Gleeson genuine fiddle playing skills. See more »

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Early in the movie, the villagers are browsing the Internet and come up with the "rules" of cricket. The game is played according to "The Laws of Cricket". See more »

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Henry Tilley: We're out here in uniforms that look like cricket uniforms, holding bats that look like cricket bats, and we have no idea how to play cricket!
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Remake of Seducing Doctor Lewis (2003) See more »

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Great film - classic Canadian style
21 May 2014 | by See all my reviews

Loved this film when seeing a preview tonight. Hemril (?) this was made in Canada not Hollywood and is yet another example of whimsical, funny, character based storyline, without a special effect in sight.

The Canadian film industry has wonderful strengths which are sadly always overshadowed by our brasher cousins south of the border.

Seems a bit harsh only allowing English text - as this is based on a french story (and I am not a French speaker).

Also strange to be forced to write 10 lines - whatever happened to brevity and concise opinion in writing. Really do I have to fill your space with gibberish (and risk the review not being published)?


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