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The Cider House Rules 04 Feb 00

A beautiful, simple film about finding one's place in the world. It's nice to see a film that takes its time and doesn't Hollywoodize its material. Worth seeing in the theater if for no other reason (like the nice photography) that on TV you might miss how Tobey Maguire gets all of his character's history into his eyes. I don't know how you do that but it's amazing. A

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