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It's interesting to read all of the comments and how each reviewer has
found something unique that calls to them. Some reviewers have focused
on the boys or the father or the mother. Different scenes have been
noted, almost none by more than one reviewer. What this tells me is
that the writer/director has crafted a story in which all of the scenes
contribute to the whole. This was my experience watching the movie. It
was believable, well shot, great backgrounds, all in all a treat for
anyone who loves movies and can handle some pretty raw
dialog/situations.....and nothing gets blown up.
I would recommend this only for adults or a very mature teenager. The language and situations are tough but as I said, very believable. I identified with much of what the teens in this movie are going through and my sympathies definitely sided with them against their self-involved and self-indulgent parents. This is the best role I've ever seen Jeff Daniels in and having known men in my life like his character I think he was spot-on with his portrayal. There were no weak characterizations with any of the actors, for that matter.