Things We Lost in the Fire Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 5490

Average Rating: 2.6/4

# of Ratings: 43

Theatrical Release Date: 10/19/2007

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 03/04/2008

Language: English

Genre: Drama, Romance

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Susanne Bier

Actors: Benicio Del Toro, Halle Berry, David Duchovny, Micah Berry, John Carroll Lynch, Alison Lohman

Plot: After a married woman looses her husband she seeks the help of his best friend to cope with life after her husband's death.

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Freddie - wrote on 10/18/2009

This movie was strong and emotional. Del Toro and Berry gave some great performances.

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leon1638 - wrote on 03/29/2008

I think the movie was a pretty good depiction of addiction and loss.

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Good Family Drama

Franz Patrick - wrote on 07/02/2008

I enjoyed this film quite a bit because of its acting and it dealt with the emotions with such honesty. Without Halle Berry, I think this would've turned out to be a typical drama about death and healing. The second half of the film wasn't as interesting because the whole drug addiction issue felt like an extra appendage that didn't need to be there. It only prolonged a would-be focused picture. I wish I would've seen more of David Duchovny. There was something about his character that made me want to get to know him. Even though his character had positive and negative qualities, I felt like I could relate to him, which was amazing because the character had a short amount of screen time. Lastly, I thought the realistic look of the movie was great. I felt like I could easily be there with …

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Great Performances Transform Average Story

Alex - wrote on 10/28/2007

Basically what this movie has done is take an average story and throw in a superb cast, good camera work, and a way of telling an emotional story and what you are left with is pretty damn good movie.

Del Toro and Berry are superb and Duchovny, surprisingly, is not mundane. Del Toro will surely be mentioned for Best Actor come awards time. Berry also surprised me. I have never been a fan of hers and never been impressed with any of her acting or choice of roles. This movie changed that. She was strong, beautiful and does a great job. I could see her being nominated.

Now, lets get to the story. Yeah it has been told before - some husband dies and she falls in love with his friend. Well, that may not be the case here. The friend is loser who her husband grew up with. This …

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