Second Best

SECOND BEST is a modest, emotionally persuasive drama about a bachelor trying to adopt a 10-year-old boy. Carried by William Hurt's outstanding performance, the film is sentimental but never mawkish. As the film opens, three-year-old James (Nathan Yapp) is kidnapped from an orphanage by his father, John (Keith Allen), an escaped prisoner. Before turning...read more

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