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Adoration (2013)

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A pair of childhood friends and neighbors fall for each other's sons.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Lil
... Roz
... Ian
... Tom
... Harold
Jessica Tovey ... Mary
... Hannah
... Saul
... Molly
Skye Sutherland ... Young Roz
Sarah Henderson ... Young Lil
Isaac Cocking ... Young Tom
Brody Mathers ... Young Ian
Alice Roberts ... Roz's grand-daughter
Charlee Thomas ... Lil's grand-daughter
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Storyline

Lil (Naomi Watts) and Roz (Robin Wright) are two lifelong friends, having grown up together as neighbors in an idyllic beach town. As adults, their sons have developed a friendship as strong as that which binds their mothers. One summer, all four are confronted by simmering emotions that have been mounting between them, and each find unexpected happiness in relationships that cross the bounds of convention. Written by Anonymous

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Drama | Romance

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Rated R for sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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3 April 2013 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Two Mothers  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$16,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$19,646, 20 September 2013, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$317,125, 29 September 2013
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

James Frecheville shaved his chest to play a surfer in the film. See more »

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Sophie Lowe plays Hannah and Jessica Tovey plays Mary, but their roles are swapped in the end credits. See more »

Quotes

Roz: Hi! Where have you been?
Tom: At Lil's. Doing to her what Ian's been doing to you.
[Roz slaps him hard]
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Remake of In a Wild Moment (1977) See more »

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The Haunted Ocean 1
Written & Performed by Max Richter
Published by Mute Song / Mushroom Music Publishing Pty Ltd
Under license from EMI Music France
Licensed courtesy of EMI Music Australia Pty Ltd
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Atmospheric & surprisingly calm
17 August 2013 | by See all my reviews

Well, I have to recommend this movie to anyone who wants to be stunned by a cozy and atmospheric setting, a convenient cast, surprisingly calm and well thought dialogs and a plot which sometimes triggers a variety of mixed feelings like disgust & attraction, shame & dignity. Overall i felt very calm and relaxed, sometimes i smiled, sometimes i wondered.

The film is so beautifully shot from beginning to end that every picture has its right to exist. Although the subject could be seen as a controversy to people who don't like to think outside the box it never felt like one. This made me think about what i would have thought if the gender of the characters would be the opposite. Despite that this would be a real challenge creating a movie which feels exact the same way i came to the conclusion that there is no equality in love and life and therefore this movie works for me like a charm.

The title of another (accurate) user review here can be misleading though and almost led me to skip this movie. This is definitely not a chick flick for grannies ;)


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