Lamb

May 26, 2017 - Comment

LAMB, based on the novel by Bonnie Nadzam, traces the self-discovery of David Lamb in the weeks following the disintegration of his marriage and the death of his father. Hoping to regain some faith in his own goodness, he turns his attention to Tommie, an awkward and unpopular eleven-year-old girl. Lamb is convinced that he

LAMB, based on the novel by Bonnie Nadzam, traces the self-discovery of David Lamb in the weeks following the disintegration of his marriage and the death of his father. Hoping to regain some faith in his own goodness, he turns his attention to Tommie, an awkward and unpopular eleven-year-old girl. Lamb is convinced that he can help her avoid a destiny of apathy and emptiness, and takes Tommie for a road trip from Chicago to the Rockies, planning to initiate her into the beauty of the mountain wilderness. The journey shakes them in ways neither expects.

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CactusPete says:

Friend and Mentor

Susanne says:

Whoa! Great acting. Very unusual story. Disturbing and thought-provoking. Don’t be afraid to watch it though.Honestly, I still haven’t figured out everything that happened here. But if you’ve ever entertained the idea of reincarnation, you can understand how it’s silly for two souls to be kept apart because of a mere 10 or 15 years’ difference in their time on Earth. It’s not the same as somebody who serially goes after children for sexual pleasure. Still, I can’t say for sure what side…

Dione Anderson says:

Curious after seeing this movie to read the book to … Curious after seeing this movie to read the book to see how it differs. The movie reminded me an old Carole Baker/Ralph Meeks movie from the early 60’s called “Wild Thing” based on a book called MaryAnne. In that book/movie both people were adults but Ms Baker’s character was also initially helped by Meeks’ character (he stopped her committing suicide) and then she was more or less “abducted with permission” (like the little girl in this movie) and kept from going home. In…

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