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Starting Out in the Evening

3 Ratings: 4.3
A movie directed by Andrew Wagner

It's a familiar story: Pretty young thing shakes up silver-haired recluse. With the recent exception ofVenus, however, most such efforts fall flat. In adapting Brian Morton's novel, Andrew Wagner treads well-worn ground, but avoids most pitfalls of the … see full wiki

Tags: Movie, Dramas
Director: Andrew Wagner
3 reviews about Starting Out in the Evening
review by . September 21, 2009
Pros: Frank Langella, script, side characters, deliverance     Cons: none for me     The Bottom Line:   "Freedom isn't the choice the world encourages. You have to wear a suit of armor to defend it."~Langella from the movie     Starting Out in the Evening is poignant as well as dramatic, full of the flaws and inconsistencies of human nature. This is a completely character driven movie, based around the life of aging author/retired …
review by . June 18, 2008
This quirky little film is couched in melancholy and will likely appeal to a writer or literature lover's heart. Literary discussions and shoulder rubbing make up a large part of the film. Secondary (or buried primary) is each character's hunger for love and passion.    Different relationships are explored through non-verbal, verbal and passive avenues including a May-December dalliance and father-daughter angst. Each relationship is colored with its own unique twist of dysfunction.  & …
review by . April 27, 2008
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STARTING OUT IN THE EVENING is a quietly moving work of art, a film adapted from Brian Morton's novel by screenwriters Fred Parnes and and Andrew Wagner (who also directs) that dares to take us to the wall with decisions we make about how we conduct our lives and negotiate the changes that can either be stumbling blocks or stimuli for creative awareness, It has much to say about the creative process of writing, a theme upon which it first appears to be based, but it more importantly urges us to …
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