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Dan in Real Life

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Dan in Real Life

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
Wide Release Date:
10/26/07
performer:
Juliette Binoche, Steve Carell, Dane Cook
director:
Peter Hedges
author:
Pierce Gardner, Peter Hedges
genre:
Comedy, Romance

We gave it an A-

Nimble and moving. Steve Carell, as a widowed father of three daughters who falls for his brother’s girlfriend (Juliette Binoche), holds on to his inner wild man in the shrewdest way possible. He pines, he simmers, he curses the gods — and he does it all under the radar. It’s a pleasure to see a family house-party movie ruled by affection rather than backbiting.