Day: February 6, 2008

A really sweet and wonderful indie film set in Wawa, Ontario, Canada. I did pick this film up based on the fact that it does star Alan Rickman and the critical acclaim. This a quintessential underrated indie film which has excellent acting (by Rickman and Sigourney Weaver as an autistic woman) and a good script that is full of funny and heartfelt moments. It was simply done and straightforward yet well done in its storytelling. The story is talks of loss, guilt, moving on, and living in the present. In a way, it’s a slice of life kind of movie. Maybe not the most original plot or the most exciting, but it does the job especially when you throw in a nice soundtrack. It is quite Canadian with all the actors that I recognise from the CBC and all the beautiful northern Ontario landscape.