Felicia's Journey (1999)
Average Rating: 7.4/10
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Average Rating: 7.8/10
Critic Reviews: 9
Fresh: 9 | Rotten: 0
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Average Rating: 3.4/5
User Ratings: 3,392
A solitary middle-aged bachelor and a naive Irish teenager transform one another's lives to arrive at a place of recognition, redemption and wisdom in Felicia's Journey, writer/director Atom Egoyan's adaptation of William Trevor's celebrated 1994 novel. Seventeen and pregnant, Felicia travels to England in search of her lover and is found instead by Joseph Ambrose Hilditch, a helpful catering manager whose kindness masks a serial killer. Hilditch has murdered several young women, but he has no
Nov 12, 1999 Limited
May 16, 2000
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Likeluy divide critics and viewers, this is a simpler and less layered film than other works from Egoyan, who seems unable to infuse the pyschological thriller with his characteristic humor and irony.
Every time we think we know what's going to happen, the story spins off in a curious new direction...
A strange but compelling tale about trust, pain, and the miraculous power of healing.
What fails this otherwise competent and worthwhile production, is that everything falls too easily into psychological place by the film's end.
It projects a coldly composed, alarming, yet singularly humorous quality that few thrillers even attempt.
Audience Reviews for Felicia's Journey
- Hilditch: A child needs to be surrounded by all the love it can.
- Hilditch: We're not in this world to cause pain, dear.
- Hilditch: I wouldn't like to you to think I'd misled you.
- Hilditch: Food must be served by caring hands...it lifts our spirits. It makes us feel loved.
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