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The Door in the Floor

4 Ratings: 2.0
A 2004 movie directed by Tod Williams.

Jeff Bridges demonstrates once again that he is one of the finest actors in film. Ted Cole (Bridges,Seabiscuit,The Big Lebowski), a successful writer/illustrator of children's books, invites a young student named Eddie (Jon Foster) to be his assistant … see full wiki

Director: Tod Williams
4 reviews about The Door in the Floor
review by . October 18, 2006
This is another fantastic movie that had slip through the cracks of greatness due to uncomfortable content. A few recent films have treated the dysfunction attendant upon the death of a child to a loving couple. A movie or two has also touched on the sexual relationship between an older woman and a younger man. `Door in the Floor,' based on John Irving's novel `Widow for a Year,' combines both subjects in a sometimes disturbing, always absorbing screenplay that has a superlative performance by Jeff …
review by . January 01, 2005
posted in Movie Hype
Pros: Towering performances by Jeff Bridges and Kim Basinger.     Cons: Lackluster performance by Jon Foster.     The Bottom Line: See review...     Plot Details: This opinion reveals major details about the movie''s plot. I have four children, and thank God I have not another who was lost to the twisting winds of the world in which we live. I'd like to think that I could handle the grief and move on, but who's to say. Can any of use really …
review by . December 18, 2004
posted in Movie Hype
John Irving's A WIDOW FOR ONE YEAR was an epic, sprawling story of one woman's crisis, collapse and redemption, and though the story span some 35 years it was tight enough in the novel to make an extraordinary movie. Director Tod Williams elected to take one summer out of that book, manipulate it into a full length movie, and what results is a story about a man rather than a woman: the results are a mixed bag. If you have read the book, be prepared to see a story that is like a page roughly torn …
review by . August 05, 2004
Pros: Bridges, humor, disturbing      Cons: Basinger, seems unrealistic, disturbing     The Bottom Line: Jeff Bridges loves showing his bottom line.     Plot Details: This opinion reveals major details about the movie''s plot. Ah, the idol rich. What a wacky bunch...      Ted and Marion Cole (Jeff Bridges and Kim Basinger) lead the kind of life that most of us dream about. They lounge around their beachfront house in …
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