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The Oranges

6 out of 10
Average rating 6 out of 10 based on 1 rating

The Oranges
Director: Julian Farino
Main parts: Alia Shawkat
Hugh Laurie
Oliver Platt
Allison Janney
Catherine Keener
Ian Helfer
Marceline Hugot
Laura Flanagan
Curtis McClarin
Jay Reiss
Sarah Saltzberg
Sam Rosen
Leighton Meester
Adam Brody
Aya Cash
Production year: 2011
Genre: Comedy
Drama
IMDB link: [LINK]
Tags:
Family | Infidelity | Love | Scandal

Plot outlinie:
The enduring friendship between the Walling and Ostroff families is tested when Nina, the prodigal Ostroff daughter, returns home for the holidays after a five-year absence and enters into an affair with David, head of the Walling family.

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Movie reviews for The Oranges

2013-08-12  Niels Risgaard Hansen: 6 out of 10

Sweet little story about love, marriage, family and a scandal with the neighbour’s daughter.

My primary reason for seeing this movie is that I love Hugh Laurie in the series House MD. Based on the resume of the plot, I might have skipped this movie otherwise - and for good reason. It is not that it is a bad movie, but it is just not really up my alley. It is very light intrigue, very light entertainment (with a couple of goofs though) and just a little off putting (old man, young girl - eek!)

The performance of the actors is good. The lighting, cutting, sound effects etc. is above average. It is just that the story is a bit too thin.

I guess that the worst part is that this is probably a realistic situation happening more often that we would care to think.





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