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Beginners

A semi-autobiographical comedy drama from Mike Mills, "Beginners" explores the confusion and surprises of love through Ewan McGregor's Oliver, who meets the irreverent and unpredictable Anna (Melanie Laurent) only months after his father Hal (Christopher Plummer) has passed away. This new love floods Oliver with memories of his father, who, following the death of his wife of 45 years, came out of the closet at age 75 to live a full, energized, and wonderfully tumultuous gay life. The upheavals of Hal's new honesty, by turns funny and moving, brought father and son closer than they'd ever been able to be. Now Oliver endeavours to love Anna with all the bravery, humour, and hope that his father taught him.

Year: 2010
Genre: Comedy, Comedy Romance, Drama, Queer Cinema, Film Festivals 2011
Country: USA
Director: Mike Mills
Starring: Christopher Plummer, Ewan McGregor, Mary Page Keller, Melanie Laurent, Keegan Boos, Goran Visnjic, Kai Lennox
Duration: 100 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains offensive language and sexual references.
7.2/10
Location in store: Comedy Romance

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