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Finding Home (2003)

Inheriting her grandmother's remote island Inn causes Amanda to re-evaluate her life and decisions.

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Lawrence David Foldes (as Lawrence David Folder)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lisa Brenner ... Amanda
Misha Collins ... Dave
Geneviève Bujold ... Katie
Louise Fletcher ... Esther
Jeannetta Arnette ... Grace
Sherri Saum ... Candace
Johnny Messner ... Nick
Andrew Lukich ... CJ
Justin Henry ... Prescott
Jason Miller ... Lester Brownlow
Jennifer O'Kain ... Young Esther
Laura Thoren Laura Thoren ... Young Amanda
Kyle Gallner ... Young Dave
Alexandra Palmari Alexandra Palmari ... Little Amanda
Sandy Ward ... Julian the Lobsterman
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Storyline

The story focuses on an ambitious young executive, Amanda, who inherits a lovely B&B on a remote island in Maine when her grandmother dies. She arrives with every intent of selling it all off and going back to her busy career, but in going through her grandmother's belongings, she discovers much about her family's past which ultimately makes her re-evaluate her life and values. Amanda is faced with making right decisions amidst trying circumstances. The film also addresses important social and psychological issues such as sexual responsibility, divorce, abuse, deception and false memory syndrome. Written by Clear Star Pictures

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The key to the future lies in unlocking the past.

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for thematic issues, sexual content and some violence
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 April 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Szukajac wlasnego miejsca See more »

Filming Locations:

Deer Isle, Maine, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Jason Miller's last film. See more »

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Finding Home
Lyrics by Holly Conlan
Composed by Joseph Conlan
Performed by Holly Conlan
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Bland, harmless film-making
14 September 2005 | by lunchmoney-1See all my reviews

I saw this film earlier this year at a film festival and I found it to be dull, uninspired and unoriginal. It's the filmic equivalent of a glass of warm milk or elevator music. Servicible acting, workmanlike direction and competent writing: it's all as flavorless and exciting as plain white bread. Don't get me wrong, it's not "so bad it's good". It's so bad it's boring! If you like your films mild and movies with interesting characters and story lines are too spicy for you, I highly recommend "Finding Home". It won't get you all riled up, in fact you can sleep right through it. Don't worry about catching it on the festival circuit though, wait a couple of weeks and watch it on Lifetime where it belongs.

I'm not sure where all of the positive reviews are coming from - I guess the director must have a lot of friends. Good for him.


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