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Blu-ray Disc Features:

  • Rated: R
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 51 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2001
  • Label: Miramax Echo Bridge
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Note: Special features:
    • Behind the scenes
    • Smart menu technology: browse the menu, on screen, without leaving the film
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 2.35
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo - English

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Entertainment Reviews:

New York Times - 12/25/2001
"...Pictorially sumptuous....A seamlessly woven, handsomely illustrated digest of the novel's characters and incidents..."
Variety - 12/24/2001
"...Markedly well-cast....Moore's natural warmth gives the movie a real pulse and the qualities of resiliency that inform the novel..."
Sight and Sound - 03/01/2002
"...The film is beautifully shot....[Moore] allows the film to breathe and gives it much needed poignancy..."
Total Film - 04/01/2002
"...Enjoyable, funny and engaging....You'll never be anything less than entertained..."

Product Description:

Lasse Hallstrom (CHOCOLAT, MY LIFE AS A DOG) presents this strong, quiet, chillingly deep adaptation of the popular novel by E. Annie Proulx. In a fishing port set in the Canadian province of Newfoundland, newspaper journalist Quoyle (Kevin Spacey), his young daughter Bunny (Alyssa Gainer), and his stern aunt Agnis Hamm (Dame Judi Dench) have reclaimed their ancestral home, which stood vacant for 40 years perched over the raging sea on the edge of a cliff. The fresh air and the mundane routine of the sleepy village act as a balm for Quoyle's wounds. Having grown up with unhappy parents who cautioned him that he'd never amount to anything, Quoyle thought he'd finally found a stroke of luck when he fell in love with Petal (a surprisingly slutty but no less beautiful Cate Blanchett), Bunny's mother. However, after Petal's sudden death, and the simultaneous passing of his loveless parents, Quoyle's migration from downtrodden Poughkeepsie, N.Y. to coastal Canada is his salvation. As Quoyle gains confidence and pride daily through his coworkers at the tiny newspaper the Gammy Bird, through his friendship with Wavey (a lovely Julianne Moore), and through his reconciliation with some spooky family secrets from the distant past, Quoyle, Bunny, and Agnis slowly find new direction, new hope, and the beginnings of a new life.

Plot Keywords:

Based On A Novel | Newspapers | Theatrical Release

Production Notes:

  • Theatrical release: December 25, 2001

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Product Info:

  • UPC: 096009024116
  • Shipping Weight: 0.16/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item