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PG-13 | | Adventure | 2018 (USA)
A family in emotional turmoil is taken by surprise in this quirky adventure where an eccentric 8-year-old American boy, Wes, has an existential epiphany - He believes that he is in fact a ... See full summary »

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Jordan Roberts

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Jordan Roberts (screenplay by), Robyn Joy Leff (based on the short story by)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Vera Farmiga ... Alise
Jacob Tremblay ... Wes
Virginia Madsen ... Victoria
Marton Csokas ... Connor
Jason Scott Lee ... Shaman Helper
Suraj Sharma ... Ismail
Ramon Rodriguez ... Batbayar
Glynis Davies ... Lillian
Valerie Planche ... Maureen
Taylor Geare ... Becca
Jessica Nelson ... College Campus Kid
Dwight Layne ... Mongolian Teacher
Lara Zaluski ... Samantha
Sasha Barry Sasha Barry ... Susan
Arielle Rombough ... Rebecca
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A family in emotional turmoil is taken by surprise in this quirky adventure where an eccentric 8-year-old American boy, Wes, has an existential epiphany - He believes that he is in fact a Mongolian goat herder.

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Rated PG-13 for thematic elements including some mature sexual material, and brief strong language
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USA

Language:

English

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2018 (USA) See more »

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada See more »

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$8,000,000 (estimated)
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Strong plot with superb acting
18 October 2017 | by ssundquistSee all my reviews

This is a "small" movie with a very big heart. The acting is superb on so many levels. I really felt so much of the turmoil that this family was experiencing as well as the love and care they had for each other but were not able to communicate. Please know that this is not some kind of drawing room drama but has stunning cinematography, a great musical score, and a wide appeal. I would happily see it again with friends and/or family just to share the experience with them.


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