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FILM DETAILS
Certificate U
Cast
Jennifer Garner
Joel Edgerton
C. J. Adams
Odeya Rush
Dianne Wiest
Directors
Peter Hedges
Screenwriters
Peter Hedges
Running Time
105 minutes

The Odd Life Of Timothy Green
He wants to reach out and grab ya


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Plot
Timothy (Adams) is no ordinary ten year-old boy. For one thing, he has leaves growing out of his socks; for another he has no fixed abode. Luckily, he stumbles upon a couple yearning for a child of their own (Edgerton and Garner) who welcome him into their lives with fantastical results.


Verdict
The midway point between A.I. and Diary Of A Wimpy Kid. It has quirky charm and a tender heart, but the treacly sentiment may become wearisome.


Reviewed by Helen O'Hara

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