DVD - 2018
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A closely observed portrait of Agnes, who has reached her early 40s without ever venturing far from home, family or the tight-knit immigrant community in which she was raised by her widowed father. That begins to change in a quietly dramatic fashion when Agnes receives a jigsaw puzzle as a birthday gift and experiences the heady thrill of not only doing something she enjoys, but being very, very good at it.
Published: Culver City, California :, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment,, [2018]
Edition: Widescreen.
Branch Call Number: DVD DRAMA PUZ
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (approximately 103 min.) :,sound, color ;,4 3/4 in.
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Dolby digital 5.1
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Alternative Title: Rompecabezas (Motion picture)


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Jun 20, 2019

A lovely movie....meaningful. Glad for the ending. Cheers to those, who need to find themselves. Cheers to those, who have already found the true self. Liked the music as well.

tuscany1 May 30, 2019

Beautifully slow-paced but interesting contemporary film about the dynamics of a family, especially the mother, Agnes, who has spent years making herself quietly indispensable to the needs and wants of her family. A 1000 piece puzzle birthday present brings Agnes' strengths to the fore. She is a quiet force to be reckoned with - as her new puzzle partner and husband/sons quickly find out ... The sensitive story line, and the totally believable characters - especially Agnes' quest to find a peace and acceptance in the everyday turmoil of life was a joy to behold.

May 28, 2019

Quiet, slow, low-energy. Good character development and growth, but based on the unlikely premise that somebody would have to go to a far away city just to buy a jigsaw puzzle. Ultimately, at nearly 2 hours long, it was just too slow.

May 20, 2019

I enjoyed the actors and the developing of the Agnes (Kelly MacDonald) self-worth.

May 19, 2019

Unusual movie but I quite enjoyed it. I'm sure it's right up my daughter's sleeve.

May 18, 2019

Poignant - the story and the characters. The ending is a pleasant surprise.
Kelly MacDonald plays her role perfectly. Irrfan Khan is his handsome sensuous self. If you enjoy him in this move watch Lunch Box.

LPL_BeckyB May 03, 2019

There are so few good movies with women main characters over 40. This is definitely one of them. Agnes (Kelly Macdonald) undergoes midlife transformation from put-upon home-maker to realization of her own self worth and abilities. I especially like the ending that avoids following typical movie plot formula. Watch this instead of the newest Diane Keaton fluff. You'll be glad you did.

Apr 27, 2019

This is a story that pretty much every woman (and probably man) comes to at roughly this age..40 something. It is a time of reckoning. Often called midlife crisis. Can you really expect 18-20 year olds to make a partner for LIFE choice? Nature ruled that decision. The question is at midlife are you wanting to stay in the track or strike out. No right or wrong answer but a tough decision to make.

Apr 23, 2019

My partner and I really liked this film. Was far more introspective and had more depth than we had thought it would, following a women getting to know herself. Well written by Polly Mann, Oren Moverman, and based on the Argentinian film -"Rompecabezas" - written by Natalie Smirnoff. Well directed by Marc Turtletaub (Little Miss Sunshine: 2006; Safety Not Guaranteed: 2012; Loving: 2016), and acted by Kelly Macdonald (Trainspotting: 1996; Nanny McPhee: 2005; No Country For Old Men: 2007; Brave: 2012; T2: Trainspotting: 2017; Ralph Breaks the Internet: 2018; Holmes & Watson: 2018), David Denman (Big Fish: 2008; The Gift: 2015; Logan Lucky: 2017), Irrfan Khan (Slumdog Millionaire: 2008; Life of Pi: 2012; Jurrasic World: 2015; Blackmail: 2018), and Bubba Weiler (The Ranger: 2018).
Special Features on this DVD has short interviews with some of the cast and director.

Apr 01, 2019

Excellent movie; excellent action!

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