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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Amy Ryan
John Ortiz
Daphne Rubin-Vega
Directors
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Screenwriters
Robert Glaudini
Running Time
91 minutes

Jack Goes Boating
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Jack Goes Boating

Plot
Chauffeur to Manhattan's well-heeled by day, Jack's (Seymour Hoffman) shyness means he's left sharing his spare time with neighbours Clyde (John Ortiz) and Lucy (Daphne Rubin-Vega), and his beloved reggae records. But when Lucy introduces him to her equally introverted colleague Connie (Amy Ryan), his luck in love starts to change.


Verdict
Philip Seymour Hoffman puts his oar in with a tender, thoughtful adaption of Robert Glaudini's stage play. A little too measured to deliver an emotional punch, it's nevertheless beautifully acted and at times rather lovely.


Reviewed by Angie Errigo

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