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Second Best (1994)

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William Hurt William Hurt
Graham Holt
Nathan Yapp Nathan Yapp
Doris Irving Doris Irving
Adoption Shop Volunteer
James Warrior James Warrior
Senior Social Worker
Jane Horrocks Jane Horrocks
Alfred Lynch Alfred Lynch

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David Cook David Cook


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11 years, 5 months ago at Jul 4 22:29
econd best is a touching and moving masterpiece directed by Chris Menges . The plot reminded me of another

great British movie – “Dear Frankie “.I guess it is that father – son relationship that makes movies like these two so special. The loyalty of the son both in the characters of Jimmy played by Nathan Yapp and Graham Holt (William Hurt) is touching and I am not ashamed t... read more

A good movie

7 years, 7 months ago at May 14 16:16
Honestly, since it is such an obscure flick, I had no idea what to expect but since I always had a weak spot for William Hurt, I was quite eager to check it out. Indeed, in the 80's, William Hurt was one of the most successful and respected actors and almost all his movies were critically heralded and most of them were actually nominated for the best movie Academy award. Then, in the 90's, after m... read more
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Release date: 30 September 1994
Tags: 1994 (2), Adoption (1), Widower (1), Abandonment (1), Spiritual Cinema (1), Sort (1), SnP (1), Disturbed Child (1), Behavioral Problems (1), Drama (1), Coming Of Age (1), Aids (1), 1990s (1), Single Father (1), Wales (1)
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