This is a film that stays with you and changes you. It is heavy, indeed.
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A reclusive English teacher suffering from severe obesity attempts to reconnect with his estranged teenage daughter for one last chance at redemption.
Samuel D Hunter
Brendan Fraser, Sadie Sink, Hong Chau, Samantha Morton
Nominee, Best Actor - Drama, Golden Globes
Winner, Interfilm Award ~ Best Film, Venice Film Festival
Winner, Leoncino d'Oro Agiscuola Award, Venice Film Festival
Winner, Premio Fondazione Fai Persona Lavoro Ambiente Award - Special Mention, Venice Film Festival
Nominee, Queer Lion, Venice Film Festival
Nominee, Golden Lion, Venice Film Festival
Nominee, Best Actor in a Leading Role, Academy Awards
Nominee, Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Academy AwardsMORE
Rich Cline, Shadows on the Wall
Fraser radiates intelligence and humour from within this hulking frame, revealing Charlie's soul. It's a hugely emotive performance that lifts everyone around him. As usual, Chau is a wonderfully rounded as a woman who deeply loves and is frustrated by Charlie (for reasons that emerge). In her scene ...
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