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Adore (2013)

Adoration (original title)
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A pair of childhood friends and neighbors fall for each other's sons.

Director:

Anne Fontaine

Writers:

Anne Fontaine (screenplay), Doris Lessing (book) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Naomi Watts ... Lil
Robin Wright ... Roz
Xavier Samuel ... Ian
James Frecheville ... Tom
Ben Mendelsohn ... Harold
Jessica Tovey ... Mary
Sophie Lowe ... Hannah
Gary Sweet ... Saul
Alyson Standen Alyson Standen ... Molly
Skye Sutherland Skye Sutherland ... Young Roz
Sarah Henderson Sarah Henderson ... Young Lil
Isaac Cocking Isaac Cocking ... Young Tom
Brody Mathers Brody Mathers ... Young Ian
Alice Roberts Alice Roberts ... Roz's grand-daughter
Charlee Thomas 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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Genres:

Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

Australia | France

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 April 2013 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Adore See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$16,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$119,806, 8 September 2013

Gross USA:

$318,982

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,575,749
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Director Anne Fontaine previously acted in another film in which she and other women have relations with a younger male, Tendres cousines (1980) (1980). See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Lil: It was just important for us to know it hadn't gone away. That it was still alive. Christ, I felt like I would suffocate if I didn't have it.
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Soundtracks

Hearts On Fire
Written by Dan Whitford, Tim Hoey & Mitchell Scott
Performed by Cut Copy
Published by Mushroom Music Publishing Pty Ltd
Under license from Modular Recordings / Universal Music Australia Pty Ltd
Licensed courtesy of Universal Music Australia Pty Ltd
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nice movie
11 February 2015 | by al-FridiSee all my reviews

I wanted to see what would happen even afterwords,

I wanted it to continue. I was stunned to my seat with lot of thoughts and emotions. Tanned surfing teenage boys with model-beautiful mothers in bikinis, The beautiful filming that is so well themed and constructed, this relaxed and ecstatic feel that transcends from the screen

making the audience feel the exact erotic atmosphere in which the characters dwell and that pull of desire that comes across in the silence and in the sound of the ocean; and Robin Wright's extremely deep character building and original portrayal of female strength, pull the film together to a true work of art. The location, beach houses, cinematography are beautiful and makes you want to move to Australia. Just for that the movie is worth watching.


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