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Imaginary Heroes

3 Ratings: 4.3
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This realistic family film starring Sigourney Weaver and Emile Hirsch as a loving mother and son asks some deep questions about mortality, the risks of depression, and staying together verses splitting up. Living in a beautiful house in a manicured suburban … see full wiki

Director: Daniel Harris
Genre: Comedy
Release Date: 2004
MPAA Rating: R
3 reviews about Imaginary Heroes
review by . July 20, 2010
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Pros: spot on acting performances by Weaver, Daniels and Hirsch     Cons: none for me     The Bottom Line:   "You're still alive, she said   Oh, and do I deserve to be   Is that the question   And if so...if so...who answers...who answers...   I, oh, I'm still alive"  ~Gossard & Vedder     Watching a family disintegrate after a suicide that hits at its core is a painful thing …
review by . August 28, 2007
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Pros: Every performance and the story, when they come together, can there be a con      Cons: No there can't be a con when that happens      The Bottom Line: There is a long list of suburban tragedies driven by fear and suspicion. This might look like it at the beginning, but it's significantly different from its cousins.      Plot Details: This opinion reveals minor details about the movie''s plot.      …
review by . June 09, 2005
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IMAGINARY HEROES is one fine little film! Written and directed by Dan Harris this story is classic theater, weaving comedy and tragedy together so tightly that the climax of the film takes your breath away.    The Travis family is an odd bunch: no member is who each appears to be. Beginning with a suicide of the reluctant 'hero' child swimming champion Matt (Kip Pardue), the father Ben (Jeff Daniels) falls apart and isolates himself from his family and himself while the mother …
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