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Paradise

Paradise (1991)

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Mary Agnes Donohue adapted her French success Le Grand Chemin for this American version, reworked as a vehicle for Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson. Paradise is a coming-of-age story about a 10-year-old boy named Willard (Elijah Wood), who is sent by his mother to stay with her best friend Lily (Melanie Griffith), who lives in the Delta shrimp-fishing country in a town called Paradise. Lily and her husband Ben (Don Johnson) have been living in an unmentioned emotional vacuum since the death of

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Aug 3, 2004

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For an hour and 40 minutes, Thora Birch becomes your child and the reason to watch the movie.

August 26, 2004 Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com
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Reveals how only time and love can heal the wounds of grief.

July 18, 2003 Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice
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