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 more