R | | Drama
An emotionally beaten man with his young daughter moves to his ancestral home in Newfoundland to reclaim his life.
The film unites two performers of Queen Elizabeth I: Dame Judi Dench and Cate Blanchett - though they don't share scenes in this film. Dench played the Queen in Shakespeare in Love (1998) while Blanchett playing the same role in two films, Elizabeth (1998) and Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007).
I used to imagine that I'd been given to the wrong family at birth, and that somewhere in the world my real people longed for me. From where my father stood, my failure to dog-paddle was only the first of many failures. Failure to speak clearly, ...
When Quoyle and Wavey are flying the kites, the wind is blowing the wrong way for the kites to actually be aloft.
$318,502 (USA) (23 December 2001)