PG-13 | | Drama
Chuck wants to leave home but can't make the grade for boarding school. Then he finds out the disfigured recluse living nearby is an ex-teacher.
The poetry Justin recites to himself as he is sitting alone by the fire is a translation of the first four lines of the Aeneid, an epic poem written in Latin, in the first century B.C. by Publius Vergilius Maro, better known in English as Virgil. The same lines are inscribed on the plaque on the clock Chuck had admired earlier, but with the words in a different order from the lines as written by Virgil.
Is it this? Is this what you see? I assure you it is human. But if that's all you see, then you don't see me. You can't see me.
Meg's braces are wrong for the time period (summer 1968) when the movie was supposed to take place. She should be wearing braces the were steel bands that wrapped around each tooth with a wire bracket on the front of the band. Meg has braces that are used today, which are a bracket glued to the tooth to hold the wire that straighten the teeth. The newer method didn't start to be used until around 1980.
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