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Sum Of Us, The (1994)
Starring: Russell Crowe, Jack Thompson, Deborah Kennedy, John Polson
Director: Geoff Burton, Kevin Dowling
Category: Drama, Family, Independent
Studio: MGM / UA
100 mins



"Warm and deeply affecting!" -Los Angeles Times

Jack Thompson (Star Wars Episode II) and Oscar winner Russell Crowe (A Beautiful Mind) star in this "fresh spin [on an] old heart-tugging plot" (Los Angeles Times)-the over protective parent's well-intended interference with an adult child's life. "Extraordinarily funny [and] startlingly effective" (The San Francisco Examiner), this award-winning film is mandatory viewing for anyone who's ever been a parent...or had one!

Harry Mitchell (Thompson) has a problem with his gay son Jeff (Crowe): Harry thinks he needs to find a mate! With a loving push out of the nest-and into the gay bars of Sydney-he becomes his son's biggest cheerleader. But it's Harry's secret romance with an attractive but judgmental divorcee that puts father and son at odds...and prompts them to discover that acceptance is a two-way street!


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