Flora is a circus elephant who can no longer perform her tricks. The night before she's scheduled to be euthanized, the circus owner's 14-year old daughter, Dawn, sneaks Flora from the ... See full summary »
Mark Drury Taylor
When Michael Kingley, a successful retired businessman starts to see images from his past that he can't explain, he's forced to remember his childhood and how, as a boy, he rescued and raised an extraordinary orphaned pelican, Mr Percival.
On May 11, 2019 Marg Helgenberger's predecessor in the role of Senior Citizen Hannah Peggy Lipton passed away due to cancer. Five days before the movie premiere. See more »
When Ethan and Hannah are at the kitchen sink, we see them from inside and from outside of the house. From the outside, we can see their faces above the curtains, but from the inside, the curtains are above their heads. See more »
I had a lot of lives, all different. Sometimes I was big, and sometimes, I was small.
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Alright, let's just get it out there - yes, the movie is shamelessly manipulative and tear-jerking. But come on, if you saw the first one then you already knew that anyway. What the hell did you expect?
That out of the way, this movie is very well done. Much better out together than the first one that seemed a bit all over the map with the various lives sewn together haphazardly. The single cohesive storyline here is excellent, heart warming, and yes, sad. Many times. But you already knew that and were smart enough to bring tissues, right?
My only quibble is with the passage of time- at one point, the timeline jumps forward 8ish years while two puppies remain puppies - no, I'm not kidding. Also, there is a weird mishmash of old and new cars, technologies, etc., presumably as they try to obscure where in time we are. Especially since one character is something like 120 years old by the end of the film by my calculations. But this is really a minor point and one that is easily overlooked. I understand that it would have been difficult to tell the story otherwise.
So, the TL;DR version is if you were thinking about seeing it, you are going to love it.
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