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Synopsis

Oliver (Ewan McGregor) is an illustrator with a history of failed relationships. Growing up, he spent much of his time with his eccentric mother, Georgia (Mary Page Keller), while his father, Hal (Christopher Plummer), supported the arts as the curator of a local museum. Though Oliver's parents never divorced, as a young boy he always sensed a distance between them -- a distance, Oliver discovers following his mother's death years later, that resulted from the fact that his father had lived most of his...more

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4.0

Dave White Profile

Tissues, please.

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4.5

Grae Drake Profile

A great case for accepting who you really are.

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Other Critics

5.0

81 out of 100 Metascore®

Universal acclaim

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For Families

16

Iffy for 16+

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