Imaginary Heroes (2005)

FamilyEmile HirschSigourney WeaverSpeed Racer (movie)

Youprobably saw Emile Hirsch's remarkable performance in INTO THE WILD last year,or his hollow one in SPEED RACER this year. Well, he certainly started hiscareer off on the right foot with this little gem! Sigourney Weaver deliversone of the best performances of her career in this bitter-sweet dramedy aboutfamily, and coping with the loss of a popular teenage boy. It's more of an'ensemble' coming of age tale that features the growth of each and everyone inthe family. It's heart warming, odd, a bit sad, a bit funny, and resonates longafter watching it.

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