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Review Of The Year 2014
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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Alice Englert
Alden Ehrenreich
Viola Davis
Emma Thompson
Jeremy Irons
Emmy Rossum
Thomas Mann
Margo Martindale
JD Evermore
Directors
Richard LaGravenese
Screenwriters
Richard LaGravenese
Running Time
124 minutes

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Plot
Ethan (Ehrenreich) is having dreams about a girl he’s never met and longing to leave his Southern small town home. When Lina (Englert) arrives in school he’s immediately drawn to her – but Lina and her family, led by reclusive Uncle Macon (Irons), hide dangerous secrets...


Verdict
Had this adaptation of the young adult fantasy-romance taken a few more liberties, it might have been a home run.


Reviewed by Helen O'Hara

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