My Life so Far (1999)
Movie InfoFrom the Academy Award winning producer of "The Mission, " "The Killing Fields" and "Chariots of Fire" comes a memoir of a most unusual family as seen through the eyes of one very adventurous child. At three, naughty Fraser climbed up on the roof. Now ten, he's going on an even more exciting journey... through adulthood. He gets his first taste of manly pleasures when his uncle's fiancée arrives: a seductive young French woman who teaches him the delicious truths about grown-up life - temptation, jealousy, passion and jazz - and gives his entire family a love lesson to remember. … More
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Critic Reviews for My Life so Far
I found myself involved during the screening but the experience had faded a few hours later.
With a fine cast, an inviting and pastoral setting, director Hugh Hudson has created a winning morality play that feels like a leisurely vacation.
A lovely coming of age drama that reveals the bounties of a life filled with wonder.
Because it is based on honest material, the film's script also offers some refreshingly honest takes on love.
Audience Reviews for My Life so Far
First let me start by saying the "synopsis" attached here on Flixster has NOTHING to do with this film.
This film is an often charming and somewhat painfull look at one young (Scottish) boys coming of age and to the realization that his family (particularly his father) are not untouchable icons (as we tend to think of them when we are children), but are in fact flawed, repressed, real live human beings.
The film is JUST homoginized enough to loose a bit of it's potential, but is still not your average "family film" by any means.
The good solid performance from this impressive cast.
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