Inventing The Abbotts

Irish director Pat O'Connor, who turned some heads with the politically charged CAL and the far gentler CIRCLE OF FRIENDS, takes a stab at late '50s Americana and comes up with a pastel-pretty and oh-so-dull coming of age tale. Set in 1957, this tepid adaptation of Sue Miller's short story involves two families in small town Haley, IL: the socially prominent...read more

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01:53 — Forbidden love and impossible dreams intertwine in this critically acclaimed coming of age story in a time of innocence.

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Tale of working-class brothers (Joaquin Phoenix, Billy Crudup) who become entangled in the lives of three randy sisters from a wealthy family during the '50s. Pam: Liv Tyler. Eleanor: Jennifer Connelly. Alice: Joanna Going. Directed by Pat O'Connor.

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  • Released: 1997
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Irish director Pat O'Connor, who turned some heads with the politically charged CAL and the far gentler CIRCLE OF FRIENDS, takes a stab at late '50s Americana and comes up with a pastel-pretty and oh-so-dull coming of age tale. Set in 1957, this tepid ada… (more)

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