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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    A REAL Journey of Humanity

    This movie has so much to offer anyone who is willing to open their heart to its many messages. The emotions range: from fear to growth, from hate to love, for regret to forgiveness and most of all a better understanding of our pure and simple humanity with all of its good points and failings along the way of life. A classic needed to be seen by all!

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Beautiful Story

    This has been my favorite movie since I first saw it, about 5 times ago. Nothing has topped it yet. It is simple, realistic, and gripping. The characters are intriguing and when its over, you're left missing them for quite some time!

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Deeply thoughtful and moving

    A young woman with a past tries to make a new life in a small, distrustful town in Maine. Complex and wonderful characters and relationships. An amazing tale of redemption. Four hankies!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    An Inspiring Tale . . .

    ''The Spitfire Grill'' is the touching story of a young woman, recently paroled from prison, who sets out to begin a new life in a small New England town. The film's powerful depiction of the young woman's journey to self-discovery and emotional fulfillment is like a beautifully spun web of drama, laughter and tears. Alison Elliot, Ellen Burstyn and Marcia Gay Harden offer up superb performances in this moving tale.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 1, 2010

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    Simply the best movie I have ever seen.

    They should show this movie to every student who wants to make movies. They take a wonderful story and tell it wonderfully. The acting is the best. It is rated PG-13 so I would not say everyone should see it. But if parents view it first they can make the decision if their children should watch it.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 17, 2012

    A real special film.

    When this film was released I had no knowledge of what the film was about. I didn't see the trailer I solely watched it because of the poster. As the film unfolds you slowly become involved with the characters. These types of films are special in the fact that not to many are made. It's a simple story of redemtion in the simplest form. Percy just wants to get on with her life. But certian people question her because of her past. The owner of The Spitfire Grill, Hannah, does at first until she slowly gets to know her. After falling off of a chair, Percy takes over the cooking while Hannah recovers. After a hard day a quiet lady called Shelby shows up the next morning to help Percy.The two become good friends along with Hannah. Shelby's husband goes prying into Percy's past even after talking to the sheriff. The sheriff tells him what he knows and it doesn't do any good. I do not wish to give everything away (I havn't) because the film having a multi layered story. After watching it I reflected back to it that day several times. A few weeks ago for no reason the name of the movie came to me out of no where. After 16 years I still remember it after seeing it only that one time. I watched it the other day and I was even more moved now as I was then. This film needs to be watched with family members, friends to enjoy what the film is about. The trailer sums up everything. Strait, to the point. Also it holds your attention just as good as the film will. Trailers today are mostly eye candy and they say very little what the films are about. Mostly by being too condensed. That's how they get you into the theateres.

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    Posted November 16, 2009

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