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THE SHIPPING NEWS

Dir. Lasse Hallström (USA: 2001), 111 min

The Shipping News is based off the 1993 book by the same name written by E. Annie Proulx. The film is about Quoyle (played by Kevin Spacey,) a journalist from New York who moves to Newfoundland with his daughter after the death of his abusive wife Petal (played by Cate Blanchett). Quoyle finds work writing columns for the local newspaper, ‘The Gammy Bird’. As he begins to reconstruct his life in Newfoundland he begins to learn more about himself and his family’s past.

The Shipping News stars Kevin Spacey, Julianne Moore, Judi Dench and Cate Blanchett.

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