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Everybody's Fine

3 Ratings: 4.3
A movie directed by Kirk Jones

   One thing Robert De Niro can't be accused of is avoiding a challenge.Everybody's Fineobliges this respected actor, who made his bones playing dangerous, volatile men, to portray a low-key retiree named Frank Goode. Frank's wife … see full wiki

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Director: Kirk Jones
Genre: Drama
Release Date: 4 December 2009 (USA)
MPAA Rating: PG-13
2 reviews about Everybody's Fine
review by . February 04, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
   Fans of "making toast" movies -- those that follow quiet characters during slow-moving day-to-day slices of life -- or characters study films should find quite a bit to like in Everybody's Fine.      On the flip side, this melancholy movie will likely not appeal to those who like power-packed action films.      The basic story is of hard-working Frank (DeNiro) who has sacrificed his life, and even his lungs, to ensure that his children …
review by . February 24, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
EVERYBODY'S FINE is, of course a misnomer: it is that too often used phrase to cover up or at least distract the questioner from the realities that are painful. This fine little jewel of a film is a remake of the Italian 1900 STANNO TUTTO BENE written by Massimo De Rita, Tonino Guerra an Giuseppe Tornatorre. Here that story about a Sicilian father trying to reconnect with his children has been adapted successfully by Kirk Jones who also directs. Some may say the adaptation is less than the original, …
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