For those of you with a taste for the unusual, try and check this film out sometime. The film follows a mock-documentary maker studying a family of children whose parents were murdered on a golf course when a hold-up went wrong. The children now live on a luxury yacht, seemingly permanently moored in a sunny New York harbour. While most of the film is set on the boat, we also meet a psychiatrist (Robbie Coltrane) attempting to help them, as well as the guardian who has charge of taking care of them.
Unsurprisingly, each of the children (age ranges 10-18) has reacted to their parents' death - and the media circus that followed it - quite dramatically, but their problems are handled sensitively and the whole drama unfolds realistically and with touching and funny scenes as the narrator struggles unsuccessfully to understand the family as individuals or as a unit.
For those tired of formulaic family dramas or Hollywood blockbusters, give this a try.
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