Turning Green (2005)
Average Rating: 4.9/10
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The story of Michael Aimette and John G. Hofmann's Turning Green concerns a 16-year-old American who finds himself living in Ireland with his aunts after the death of his mother. He longs for nothing more than to return to the States, but he is without the means to do so. After a trip to London brings him into contact with pornography, he gets the idea to sell it in order to raise the necessary cash. When he starts to become more successful in this endeavor than he expected, he must make a
Jun 11, 2005 Wide
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A whimsical dirty joke of a movie set in a picturesque Irish village.
An amusing Irish coming-of-age comedy set in 1979.
Nivola makes an astounding left turn from his nice husband role in Junebug and Hutton loses himself in the sort of part fit for a Walter Hill film.
Turning Green has been on the shelf for so long that I'm afraid this forgettable film has gone bad.
Initially engaging, witty and charming, but ultimately ends up contrived and bland with an unfocused, half-baked plot.
Sometimes sweet but invariably slight and old-fashioned coming-of-age tale set in 1970s Ireland.
With the help of first-time performer Donal Gallery, this mix of gangster drama and quirky comedy boasts a modest charm that should appeal to young men around same age as the 16 year old lead character, despite a lack of focus and familiar twists.
suffers from a strangely lazy narrative and a bizarre waste of notable actors
An Irish-set comedy-drama, Turning Green is not particularly comic or compellingly dramatic.
It's clear that Mr. Hutton enjoyed every minute of doing gruff, gross thugishness and boorish simplicity.
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