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Whole New Thing (2007)

3 Ratings: 3.7
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Emerson Thorsen, 13, lives with his parents in their eco-home in the wilds of Nova Scotia. The precocious teen has completed his first book, writing and illustrating all 1000 pages of it. Meanwhile, the home-schooled youth can barely add 2 + 2, so his … see full wiki

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3 reviews about Whole New Thing (2007)
review by . November 11, 2007
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WHOLE NEW THING is another fine little film from Canada, utilizing an excellent cast of Canadian actors to present a modern day conundrum about identity in a manner more sensitive than most other films addressing the subject. Director/writer (with actor Daniel MacIvor) Amnon Buchbinder has created a series of characters, seemingly disparate in age and outlook, who each has a problem coping with who they actually are, and with great skill this story interweaves these fascinating people, isolated …
review by . August 24, 2007
Ah, I love a chance to do a little alliteration in my reviews.    This Canadian film is very entertaining and very well done. The story of a young boy coming to grips (often), with his sexuality is handled with good taste and intelligence. The acting, particularly by Aaron Webber, is subperb. If he's not actually gay, he certainly does a good job of conveying some of what it means to be thirteen and dealing with such issues.    The sub-plot involving Emmerson's …
review by . August 09, 2007
"Whole New Thing"    One to See    Amos Lassen and Cinema Pride    "Whole New Thing" (Picture This Entertainment) is a gem of a film. It has an intelligent screenplay, strong characters and good acting, and beautiful cinematography. Everything about the film is solid and Aaron Webber as Emerson in his first movie is just amazing.   Director Amnon Buchbinder has created an independent film that ranks with the best. Dealing with …
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