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Martian Child

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Martian Child

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG
runtime:
108 minutes
Wide Release Date:
11/02/07
performer:
Bobby Coleman, John Cusack, Amanda Peet, Joan Cusack, Oliver Platt
director:
Menno Meyjes
distributor:
New Line Cinema
author:
77714, 68712
genre:
Drama, Comedy

We gave it a C+

John Cusack plumbs the warmer, fuzzier side of the paranormal in this romantic drama as David, a recently widowed sci-fi author who adopts a young boy named Dennis (Bobby Coleman). ”[Dennis] has an intense fantasy life,” says Cusack, who reunited with director Menno Meyjes (2002’s Max) for the movie. ”He thinks he’s from another planet.” And as father and adopted son bond — you knew this was coming — David starts to suspect Dennis may be telling the truth. (Oct. 26)

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