Away from Her Full Movie Reviews

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Franz Patrick
Franz Patrick
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Away from Her

Franz Patrick - wrote on 12/24/2007

A whole new level of sadness pervades me whenever I watch movies about people who have Alzheimer's disease. "The Notebook" was the epitome of that kind of film but this one definitely takes the cake. I love how this movie did not end up as cheesy, which "The Notebook" kind of did. The characters remained composed from beginning to end. I imagined myself in the male protagonist's shoes and I can't image keeping it together if someone I love volunteers to check herself in a home, let alone finding her being intimate with another man, not remembering that she is married to me. I found it admirable that the protagonist found the energy to remain loyal regardless of all the pain he had endured. I love the tone of the movie and everything that came with it. Hopefully, I won't have to make the …

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