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Jack (TV Movie 2004)

Jack (TV Movie 2004)

Released: 2004
Genre: Drama, Genre
Director: Lee Rose
Starring: Anton Yelchin, Ron Silver, Stockard Channing, ,
Run time: 104 min
IMDb: 6.6/10
Country: USA
Views: 51430

Synopsis

Storyline:
Jack, in full puberty, not only has to deal with his parents’ divorce, but also feels his world is falling apart when his dad tells him he is living with a man. He slowly comes to terms with his own feelings when the girl he has a crush on turn out to have a gay dad as well and his best friend’s parents end up not having the perfect marriage Jack thought they had.
Written by
Frances Joan
User Reviews: This was an honest and moving film. The actors all did fine jobs, adults and children alike. Some movies seem to try to convince you of something while you’re watching, this one didn’t. It was simply a good story that makes you think. You’re watching this family’s life unfold in front of you (or fall apart in front of you depending on how you want to look at it). There are sort of two stories going on at once and both are interesting. The second story involves domestic violence and seeing the kids and their different reactions was interesting. This movie basically revolves around parents that both adore their son Jack yet he’s presented with a lot to deal with. The second family in the story have their own more common problems and while the mom in that family (Wendy Crewson) seems like a total sweetheart and a doting, loving mom and friend, she is also dealing with her own huge problems at home. All of the trials these people endure they handle well for the most part. It is an interesting laid back movie. The kid that played Jack was cool in this movie and Stockard Channing was awesome (as usual) as was Wendy Crewson (despite her smaller role).

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