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The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012) Movie Information

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5115

Avg. Rating:

2.58/4

# of Ratings:

26

Genres:

Fantasy

Rating:

PG

Language:

English

Theater Date:

08/15/2012

DVD Release:

12/04/2012

Director:

Peter Hedges

Actors:

Jennifer Garner
Joel Edgerton
Ron Livingston
Rosemarie DeWitt
Dianne Wiest
Michael Arden

 

 

 

 

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A couple unable to conceive decide to put all their hopes and dreams of having their own child in a box and bury it in the back yard. When a child is born, the couple believe their wishes have been heard, but Timothy Green is not your normal child... -- Chris Kavan

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'The Odd Life of Timothy Green' Movie Review

Occasionally, I get the pleasure of seeing a movie that not only leaves me feeling a little more hopeful about the world and the people in it, but that is also one I can feel good about taking my kids to. ‘The Odd Life of Timothy Green’ is THAT kind of movie.

THE GOOD: Faced with the very real heartache of learning that they cannot conceive a child, Cindy and Jim Green (played respectively by Jennifer Garner and Joel Edgerton), decide that they will sit down and make a list of all the things the child they had dreamed of MIGHT have been, as a form of closure. They place the pieces of paper lovingly in a wooden box, and together they bury it in their garden, symbolic I suppose of recognizing the death of a dream – and then they decide to move on. But that night a strange storm passe...

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