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  • Mar 26, 2011
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It’s a movie about how different people deal differently with choices and distresses in life. A couple losing a child (4 year old in a car accident outside their very own house) has problems getting on in life as a couple as their tried to “forget” their child’s memories. It was unbearable for them as individuals.



 
The real problem with this movie is that it is not highly engaging for the audience. The child doesn’t even show up in the entire film so it makes it hard for the audience to feel the loss through the couple. At least for me it is downright difficult (and from what I read on the net, that audience might just be me!). Compared to THE GREATEST this movie is disintegrated and detached. Yes, it demonstrates the slow process of recovery for this couple, however, I didn’t feel I could empathize. That’s when I get lost in a film that appears to have only big stars for backing. If this couple is not Nicole Kidman & Aaron Eckhart, then I’d have switched off the film in the middle of it. The only redemption is I didn’t pay for it in the theater!


 
All I get in return is life goes on… despite how difficult it’d be for a while. That’s not great when there are so many choices to see in the film industry and worse still if you consider the limited time you’ve in life! What a flop! Hence, for me personally, not much entertainment value and even lesser thought provoking moments!
While The Greatest has many warmth moments there are almost none in The Rabbit Hole. I'm left with a rather cold response at the end of the movie!

P.S. Nicole Kidman received an Academy Award nomination for the role in this film. 

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March 28, 2011
Another great review, I still need to see this one.
 
March 26, 2011
Hi, Sharrie, nice review and as always your write ups carry your personality and fingerprint. Thanks! I still have to order THE GREATEST.
 
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Rabbit Hole is a 2010 drama film starring Nicole Kidman and Aaron Eckhart. David Lindsay-Abaire adapted his 2005 play of the same name, and John Cameron Mitchell directed. Kidman produced the project via her production company, Blossom Films. The film premiered at the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival in September. Lionsgate will distribute the film.

It will receive a limited US theatrical release on 17 December 2010 and expand nationwide on 14 January 2011.

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Movies, Drama Movies, Drama, Nicole Kidman, Aaron Eckhart, Dianne West, David Lindsayabaire

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Genre: Drama
Release Date: 27 October 2010 (France)
Screen Writer: David Lindsay-Abaire
Studio: Olympus Pictures, Blossom Films, Odd Lot Entertainment
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