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Like Sunday, Like Rain (2014)

R | | Drama, Music | 6 October 2014 (USA)
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Surrounded by wealth and living with abundant resources in Manhattan, 12-year-old cello prodigy Reggie, lives a solitary life lacking only frequently absent parents and friends. Estranged from family, having slacker boyfriend troubles, and fired from her waitressing job, sometimes musician 23-year-old Eleanor needs a new place to live and a new job.

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Buster Whaley ...
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LIKE SUNDAY, LIKE RAIN tells the story of Reggie, a 12 year old rich prodigy who lives in a castle in New York, surrounded by wealth but living a lonely life as his parents are frequently absent. Eleanor is a young musician going through the pains of growing up, who is having problems with her boyfriend and was recently fired from her job. This is a beautiful story about discovery and acceptance. Written by Anonymous

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Some gifts come in extraordinary packages

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Drama | Music

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »

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6 October 2014 (USA)  »

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$4,975 (USA) (13 March 2015)

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$27,623 (USA) (24 April 2015)
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The film won 4 awards at Willfilm including Best Feature and Best Director. See more »

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Eleanor keeps calling her musical instrument a "coronet", although Reggie correctly calls it a "cornet". See more »

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Reggie: I guess right around 4 I figured out I was sort of a math prodigy, solving pretty intricate math problems.
Eleanor: Like What.
Reggie: Multiplying 7 to 10 digit numbers in my head. I could give you the cube root of pretty much any number.
Eleanor: Like Rainman.
Reggie: No, he was an autistic savant. As you can tell, I'm alert, extroverted, affable and articulate...
Eleanor: Of course.
Reggie: ...and not to mention devilishly handsome.
Eleanor: Not to mention.
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A Good Family Drama Hard to Rate
17 February 2016 | by (utah) – See all my reviews

There are reasons this movie might be an "eight" instead of a "seven," but there still remains the inherent fundamental weakness in its very attempt at qualitative greatness. What so great about this movie is its avoidance of the pretentious, mainstream dramatic plot outline that directs the pacing and acting and plot of the entire story. Like Sunday, Like Rain dismisses such pablum for an excellent independent style movie narrative. Yet it is the very attempt of this focus on independence that part of the story seems to lose. Unlike Lost In Translation (2003) where the focus is almost required by the story to be exclusively on two people, Frank Whaley directs his own script with a number of characters several of which seem to have some importance to the story but don't seem to get be developed very well nor tied up very well. In short a number of characters are introduced and them dumped. With Room (2015), the nature and the focus on two primary characters being the essence of the story can command the entire movie when necessary. Even years before Richard Dreyfus's Mr. Holland's Opus (1995), his portrayal in a multi-layered duo character movie The Competition (1980) regardless Dreyfus's worse actor award notwithstanding review how consistently engrossing and emotively appealing a movie can be.


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