Ithaca

Ithaca

DVD - 2016
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Fourteen-year-old Homer Macauley is determined to be the best and fastest bicycle telegraph messenger anyone has ever seen. His older brother has gone to war, leaving Homer to look after his widowed mother, his older sister and his four-year-old brother, Ulysses. And so it is that as Spring turns to Summer, 1942, Homer Macauley delivers messages of love, hope, pain, and death, to the good people of Ithaca. And Homer Macauley will grapple with one message that will change him forever.

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MovieLover_47
Feb 07, 2017

I was disappointed in this film. In my teens I had read the novel, The Human Comedy by William Sayoran and used that as bench mark to measure this version of the story. The story was filmed in 1943 as The Human Comedy with Mickey Rooney as the central character.
This version seemed flat. The acting was OK but none of the actors really created deep portrayals that really made this viewer care.

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labborder
Jan 21, 2017

I enjoyed the movie, and NO its not borrowing, its a must to see, People that gave bad reviews doesn't know good movie when they see one,plus if u grow up in small town u would like it,Its a all star cast,

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cbx4evr
Jan 02, 2017

Should have read some reviews but it was on the shelf in the Fort and we just grabbed it. Lasted about 45 minutes and then we turned it off. It was either that or fall asleep. Very slow and given the cast a waste of talent.

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singidunum_25
Dec 18, 2016

One unremarkable movie directed and acted by Meg Rayan. Totally flat.

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yontichat
Nov 08, 2016

Yawn had to turn it off half way though - coming of age story about a young boy in the 40's - the best thing in this movie i thought was the little boy brother Ulysses -

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