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Delivering Milo (2001)

Delivering Milo (2001)

Delivering Milo

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An unborn child has to be convinced that moving into the big, bad world is a good idea in this comic fantasy. Elizabeth (Bridget Fonda) and her husband Kevin (Campbell Scott) are a couple expecting a baby, who is due at any time, and when labor sets in, they rush to the hospital in anticipation of the blessed event. But after Elizabeth spends many hours in labor, nothing seems to be happening, throwing both her and her husband into a state of panic. As it turns out, their son-to-be, Milo (Anton Yelchin), is waiting in the otherworldly Life Training Center, where children about to be born are shown the ropes of how life on Earth works by a staff led by Mr. Gordon (Douglas Spain). Milo, however, has gotten cold feet, and decides he doesn't want to put up with the bother of life on Earth. Having a child refuse to make the journey into the real world could upset the balance of the universe, so fallen angel Elmore (Albert Finney) is given a final chance at redemption by the Powers That Be -- Elmore is to take Milo on a tour of Earth and convince him to say the five magic words, "I want to be born." Delivering Milo was shown at the 2001 Cannes Film Festival, and made its North American debut at the Palm Springs Film Festival the same year.more
Rating: PG
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: David Hubbard, Diana Wagman
On DVD: Jun 14, 2005
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Cast

Bridget Fonda
as Elizabeth
Hank Harris
as Mr. Percival
Kenny Blank
as Mr. Ralph
Douglas Spain
as Mr. Gordon
Alison Lohman
as Ms. Madeline
Michael Welch
as Mr. Owen
John Cho
as Mr. Hugo
Keith Gordon
as Dr. Baumbartner
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well done. the movie has an independent film feel. Touches philosophies on souls, life, before and after. I enjoyed watching the film. Sweetly put together. good family movie to watch.

Delivering Milo Quotes

Elmore Dahl: You don't know what life is really like, kid.
Milo: Good. I want to keep it that way. Take me back.
– Submitted by Frances H (3 years ago)
Elmore Dahl: There's no way anyone can teach you about the pleasure of eating.You've got to do it yourself.
– Submitted by Frances H (3 years ago)

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