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Ver Summer in the Forest

Like countless others, Philippe, Michel, Andre and Patrick were labeled 'idiots', locked away and forgotten in violent asylums, until the 1960s, when the young philosopher Jean Vanier took a stand and secured their release - the first time in history that anyone had beaten the system. Together they created L'Arche, a commune at the edge of a beautiful forest near Paris. A quiet revolution was born. Now in his 80s, still at L'Arche and revered by some as a living saint, Jean has discovered something that most of us have forgotten - what it is to be human, to be foolish, and to be happy. SUMMER IN THE FOREST invite us to abandon the rat race and forge new friendships. Amid the ancient trees, Philippe, Patrick, Jean and the others welcome us into their lives. If there are rules to break, they will be broken. And if there is a truth to be told, they will tell it. Michel reveals his war-torn past, Andre is desperate for a date, and young David will prove himself a hero in the fight against the forces of evil.

Genres
Documentary
Director
Randall Wright

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Friday, 26 Jun 2020 12:59

This documentary, about the life of a 13-year-old boy who grew up on the edge of a plane crash, is a gripping tale about a family that has had to endure a terrible event in their life. The father and mother are separated. The mother, Kay (Katherine Heigl) and the father, Mark (David Ogden Stiers) are a couple with a son and a daughter. Kay has to leave her son Mark and her daughter Sadie (Toni Collette) behind in order to go to work and look after the boy. The son, Jacob (Josh Hutcherson) is in a stable with the children but he is not very comfortable. There is an old man who lives nearby and he tells Jacob that there is a man on the plane who has lived his whole life in the woods. The older man says that he wants to help Jacob but he says that it is not necessary. Kay has a difficult time accepting this and it leads to one of the most memorable scenes in the movie. The old man puts a chair in the boy's bedroom. It is a painful experience for both of them. After all, Jacob is a very rebellious child. It is difficult for him to accept his new surroundings. As Kay and the old man discuss it, Kay says that she will not accept the situation. The old man tells her that he is not the only one who has the problems. The old man says that there is a boy in the house. The boy, Max (Owen Teague) is very gentle and is much more comfortable with the old man. When Kay comes home, she says that she is really sorry for the boy. She says that the boy is in a dangerous situation and that is why she is so sorry. After a very emotional scene, she has to take the boy to a hospital. There, Max is put in an induced coma. The old man takes care of him and they spend their last few days together. The director, Greg McKelvey, has done a very good job of telling the story and creating the tension. The director has created a very strong atmosphere for this story. He has made the father and mother, particularly the father, very important characters. There is a lot of emotion in this movie. It is very intense and it will keep you on the edge of your seat. The father is not there but he is really there. The mother is the strongest character in this movie. She is also very strong. She has a lot of strength and strength of character. This movie is
Thursday, 04 Jun 2020 20:48

If there is one thing that "A Boy and His Dog" can show is how many different types of children have been abused and many more can learn from this documentary. It is also a documentary about the sad and tragic situation in India that so many children are forced to live in. When a child who is only 7 years old and is very naive, decides to stand up to the adults of his village, he is made to sleep outside in the cold for three months. The person who beats him is paid a lot of money, but the child feels no pain. When the mother of the child finds out, she runs away with her other child and leaves her baby alone in the village. When she returns, she is humiliated and left with nothing. The mother then dies and the village is under the rule of the Catholic Church. The children in the village have to fend for themselves and to survive. One of the children becomes a shop keeper, and others are slaves to the merchant who supplies them with food. The children have to play, but they are also made to do things that they don't want to do. They are not taught any kind of morality. They are only told to kill and to get revenge on those who have done wrong to them. The most devastating and painful part is that when the children see their mother beaten and die, they are helpless. They have no one to turn to. They are not even told that they have to do something about their situation. In India, children are also made to work. They are only taught how to do household work. When one of them dies, the others are not told. The children are forced to work in the fields and sewers, while their mothers are allowed to take care of their children. The child is allowed to be beaten by the men. There are many other horrible things that the children of India endure, but the director has given them a very important message: children need to stand up for themselves, and protect their own. The director did a great job of showing that children can learn from this documentary. I highly recommend this movie. I am looking forward to seeing the director's next documentary.
Thursday, 30 Apr 2020 01:02

The most frustrating thing about this documentary is the fact that no one has been able to explain why it wasn't considered a true story. The documentary makers went to great lengths to try and prove that it was a true story, which may be why the ending was a little too forced. I guess the producers knew they couldn't have it both ways, and just came out with a "no comment". What really strikes me is how much the subjects have grown since they made the documentary. Both of the men involved in the documentary (who were famous then, but not anymore) have made some really good movies over the past few years, and the two women who filmed the documentary are no longer working for the documentary makers. It's interesting that one of the women has a children of her own. I would say that she has grown up into a more sophisticated individual. The documentary's length is quite annoying at times. You really want to get to the point. I don't know how they ended it, but it seems like they could have made it a little shorter, and made the documentary longer, without it being a "no comment". The only time the documentary doesn't seem to be telling a true story is at the very end. It doesn't really go anywhere, and it makes it feel like a little letdown. The ending was so abrupt that it seemed like they were just trying to cut a few scenes. If they had made it a little longer, the ending would have been a lot more impactful. Overall, this documentary is very worthwhile for people who are interested in the subject matter.


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