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The Weight of Elephants (2013)

Adrian, 10, a sensitive and lonely boy, abandoned by his mum at an early age to live with his grandmother and his sick uncle, finds meaning in an unlikely friendship with Nicole, 10, a ... See full summary »

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(as Daniel Joseph Borgman)

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(novel), (adaptation) (as Daniel Joseph Borgman)
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Credited cast:
Demos Murphy ...
Adrian
Angelina Cottrell ...
Nicole
Catherine Wilkin ...
Gran
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Uncle Rory
Finn Holden ...
Clinton
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Anna Hewlett ...
Nicole's Mother
Hannah Jones ...
Joely
Courtney Luskie ...
Horse Girl
Bree Peters ...
Miss Pryor
Sophie Roberts ...
Aunt Martha
Steven Woller ...
The Thin Man
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Adrian, 10, a sensitive and lonely boy, abandoned by his mum at an early age to live with his grandmother and his sick uncle, finds meaning in an unlikely friendship with Nicole, 10, a crazy, mysterious outsider, who just moved in across the street and who just might be one of the abducted children that they keep talking about on the telly. Written by Anonymous

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Subtle, thought provoking and simple story
16 June 2013 | by (Copenhagen) – See all my reviews

I will try to break up the rating of this movie in 2 parts :

Script : It is one of those kind of movies where the script is too simple and subtle, but very thought provoking. At some times it was way too slow and that is where it seemed losing some points from my rating viewpoint.

Cinematography and acting : It was superb. It is definitely something that depends on taste, but i would highly recommend the screen lovers just because of the cinematography.

If you love movies which are touching and revolve around very subtle emotions go for this movie.


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