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      A Home at the End of the World

      2004, Drama/Lgbtq+, 1h 33m

      117 Reviews 10,000+ Ratings

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      A Home at the End of the World aims for profundity, but settles for stale melodrama, yielding a slew of sensitive performances that are nevertheless in service of characters who prove to be ciphers. Read critic reviews

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      (L-R) Sissy Spacek as Alice Glover and Colin Farrell as Bobby Morrow in "A Home at the End of the World." (L-R) Dallas Roberts as Jonathan Glover and Robin Wright Penn as Clare in "A Home at the End of the World." (L-R) Robin Wright Penn as Clare and Dallas Roberts as Jonathan Glover in "A Home at the End of the World." (L-R) Colin Farrell as Bobby Morrow and Dallas Roberts as Jonathan Glover in "A Home at the End of the World." A scene from the film "A Home at the End of the World." Colin Farrell as Bobby Morrow in "A Home at the End of the World." On the set of "A Home at the End of the World." Sissy Spacek as Alice Glover in "A Home at the End of the World." (L-R) Erik Smith as young Bobby Morrow and Harris Allan as young Jonathan Glover in "A Home at the End of the World." (L-R) Harris Allan as young Jonathan Glover and Erik Smith as young Bobby Morrow in "A Home at the End of the World." (L-R) Harris Allan as young Jonathan Glover and Erik Smith as young Bobby Morrow in "A Home at the End of the World." (L-R) Harris Allan as young Jonathan Glover and Erik Smith as young Bobby Morrow in "A Home at the End of the World." (L-R) Harris Allan as young Jonathan Glover and Erik Smith as young Bobby Morrow in "A Home at the End of the World." Dallas Roberts as Jonathan Glover in "A Home at the End of the World." A scene from the film "A Home at the End of the World." (L-R) Sissy Spacek as Alice Glover and Dallas Robert as Jonathan Glover in "A Home at the End of the World." (L-R) Sissy Spacek as Alice Glover, Colin Farrell as Bobby Morrow. Dallas Robert as Jonathan Glover and Robin Wright Penn as Clare in "A Home at the End of the World." Colin Farrell as Bobby Morrow in "A Home at the End of the World." On the set of "A Home at the End of the World." On the set of "A Home at the End of the World."

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      Bobby (Colin Farrell), a rough teenager, lives in Cleveland in a family burdened by tragedy. After he meets Jonathan (Dallas Roberts), a gay teen repressed by his mother (Sissy Spacek), the two boys become best friends. When Bobby later reunites with Jonathan in New York as a young man, Bobby finds him living with a laid-back woman named Clare (Robin Wright Penn), and the three friends plan to form their own family -- until Bobby and Clare's budding romance gets in the way.

      • Rating: R

      • Genre: Drama, Lgbtq+

      • Original Language: English

      • Director: Michael Mayers

      • Producer: Hunt Lowry, Christine Vachon, John Hart

      • Writer: Michael Cunningham, Keith Bunin

      • Release Date (Theaters):  wide

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      • Box Office (Gross USA): $1.0M

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      • Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures

      • Production Co: Plymouth Projects, Killer Films, Hart-Sharp Entertainment, John Wells Productions

      • Sound Mix: Surround

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      • May 29, 2013

        I'm so used to fast-paced American film, that when a real story unfolds i have to force myself to slow down and pay attention. That was the case here, and it was worth hanging in for. It's a beautiful look at love in all its permutations and family and how getting family and love doesn't always follow the official playbook.

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      • Oct 02, 2012

        A free-spirited, sexually flexible threesome form a makeshift family unit during the 1980s. Colin Farrell wasn't as annoying as he could have been. That's the best that I can say about his performance in this nice, sincere film. He plays Bobby with a childlike innocence, and the film as a whole takes on his naivete, which isn't necessarily a bad thing because it's about characters who create their own oasis in a world that attempts to thrust them into limiting categories. Dallas Roberts's Jonathan carries the film; his character has the most conflict and the most to gain out of the peace that the characters eventually establish, and Roberts's naturalistic performance is eminently believable. Robin Wright's work as Clare reminds me of Anne Hathaway's performance in Rachel Getting Married because it seems like an actress playing edgy and strange for the sake of edgy and strange; she's not believable in a role that doesn't work for her. Overall, I liked A Home at the End of the World because its theme of defying social perceptions in favor of a small community - a cadre of love - charms me despite my cynical belief that such a group could never exist in real life.

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      • May 07, 2012

        Unconventional people do unconventional things in this daring screen adaptation of Michael Cunningham's story about members of a love triangle that decide to be and to have a family together. But how is that sort of thing done? Somebody's feelings are bound to get hurt ... an amazing Colin Farrell and the always luminous Sissy Spacek steal the show in this adult themed family introspective about wanting to have a home.

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      • Jun 15, 2010

        Very original story, and not at all your typical <a href="http://www.flixster.com/actor/colin-farrell">Colin Farrell</a> flick. Helps me remember why I never liked the 80s.

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