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Still Mine

still_mine_ver2_xlgDrama; Rated PG13; 102 min; 2013.  

Based on true events and laced with wry humor, Still Mine tells the heartfelt tale of Craig Morrison (James Cromwell), who comes up against the system when he sets out to build a more suitable house for his ailing wife Irene (Geneviève Bujold). Although Morrison uses the same methods his fatther, an accomplished shipbuilder, taught him, times have changed. He quickly gets blindsided by local building codes and bureaucratic officials. As Irene becomes increasingly ill – and amidst a series of stop-work orders – Craig races to finish the house. Hauled into court and facing jail, Craig takes a final stance against all odds in a truly inspirational story.

 

“The film’s vision of a long-married couple keeping each other going with mutual love and support, and a shared resistance to outside interference, is more vital than a thousand movies populated by hot, squirming teenagers.” – Stephen Holden, The New York Times

 

“[A] pitch-perfect, deeply affecting film.” – Chuck Wilson, Village Voice

“Still Mine eschews schmaltz, and is tremendously moving.” – Lou Lumenick, New York Post

 

 

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