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A Home at the End of the World (2004)

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A boy who has experienced many losses in his life grows to manhood and enters into a love triangle with a woman and his boyhood friend.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Andrew Chalmers ... Bobby Morrow (1967)
... Carlton Morrow
... Emily
Quancetia Hamilton ... Dancing Party Guest
Jeff J.J. Authors ... Frank (as Jeffrey Authors)
Lisa Merchant ... Frank's Date
... Burt Morrow
... Bobby Morrow (1974)
... Jonathan Glover (1974)
... Ned Glover
... Alice Glover
... Bobby Morrow (1982)
... Jonathan Glover (1982)
... Clare (as Robin Wright Penn)
... Club Boy
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Storyline

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "The Hours" comes a story that chronicles a dozen years in the lives of two best friends who couldn't be more different. From suburban Cleveland in the 60s, to New York City in the 80s, where they meet an older woman, the film charts a journey of trials, triumphs, loves and losses. Now the question is: can they navigate the unusual triangle they've created and hold their friendship together? Written by Anonymous

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Family can be whatever you want it to be.

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Drama | Romance

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Rated R for strong drug content, sexuality, nudity, language and a disturbing accident | See all certifications »

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14 October 2004 (Netherlands)  »

Also Known As:

Uma Casa no Fim do Mundo  »

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Budget:

$6,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$64,728, 25 July 2004, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,029,872, 6 June 2013

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,548,955, 6 June 2013
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Trivia

Scenes featuring Colin Farrell nude were cut from the movie because they were too distracting for test audiences. See more »

Goofs

At the end of the movie when Jonathan walks in the house, and Bobby is still standing outside. The light turns on in the upstairs window at the same time Jonathan is seen walking inside the first floor window. Yet they are supposed to be alone at the house. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
[Emily is having sex with Carlton and sees Bobby in the doorway]
Emily: Oh my god!
Carlton Morrow: Come on, Em, Bobby doesn't care!
Emily: I care!
Carlton Morrow: Just relax!
Emily: Kiss my ass!
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References Sunset Blvd. (1950) See more »

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Soave Sia Il Vento
from "Cosi Fan Tutte"
Written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (as Mozart)
Performed by Slovak Philharmonic Chorus and Capella Istropolitano
Courtesy of Naxos by arrangement with Source/Q
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This one and that one
25 February 2006 | by See all my reviews

I think the movie is excellent. And adaptation of the novel is great.

These days, though, it is not easy to avoid comparing "Home at the End of the World" and "Brokeback Mountain".

It's not about sexuality I am talking about. And not about friendship exceeding usual limits. The most intriguing: what makes these two movies, close to each other emotionally, - really different.

And there is a major difference. The difference. Three main characters of the "Home" are acting at their own will. External social interference is minimal - or even supportive.

In the "Brokeback Mountain" everything is much more real. That's where all thoughts and deeds are stipulated and determined by social environment.

We should be happy that two great movies are available to us. Eventually they both about love, care, responsibility, gratitude. It's all about one thing so much needed to all of us: warmth of the human touch.


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