Henry Harper is a successful novelist who has it all. But after surviving a recent trauma he finds himself haunted by a dream that terrifies him. Convinced that the only way to understand ... See full summary »
Frank John Hughes,
A couple take a vacation to a remote island - their last holiday together before they become parents. Soon after their arrival, they notice that no adults seem to be present - an observation that quickly presents a nightmarish reality.
Daniel Giménez Cacho
Callie Carpenter's mom must travel to England for work, and she decides that it would be best for her hard-to-handle daughter Callie to spend the summer at her aunt and uncles horse ranch, rather than travel abroad with her.
Filming of the two minute scene in front of Mackenzie House in Fort MacLeod took more than five days to shoot because of delays caused by the strange winds that caused the camera batteries to die after only one or two takes were shot. See more »
HOLD YOU IN MY ARMS
Performed by Ray LaMontagne (as Ray LaMontagne)
Written by Ray LaMontagne & Ethan Johns
Courtesy of The RCA Record Label
By Arrangement with Sony BMG Music Entertainment See more »
This powerful film has stayed with me for weeks, with its searing pain and wrecked, unforgettable beauty. As powerful as any war (or anti-war) story can be, it shows interior battle-fields. Memory is piled on memory - all mute - with tragic lack of healing, until desperation invades the soul and runs lives into heartbreak and ruin. The terrific cast is so deeply affecting because of the radiance within the main characters. The little girl is a wonder! Jerry and Max have a relationship which says more about current war than any overtly political statement.
Although the film is a long tour-de-force of emotion and drama, the bleakness of the circumstances is uplifted by a beautiful, dead-on score. Moments like long gazes at gorgeous skies, or exquisite background vocalises, drive home what could have been, and lift the film into an epic realm.
11 of 16 people found this review helpful.
Was this review helpful to you?
| Report this