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Gifted (2017)Gifted (2017)

Gifted (2017)

Comedy, Drama, Family

6.9

movie

United States of America

English

A-list actors, No-brainer

2017

Marc Webb

Aidan McKenna Bateman, Brody Rose, Candace B. Harris

101 min

Synopsis

Frank, a single man raising his child prodigy niece Mary, is drawn into a custody battle with his mother.

Our Take

6.9
ricardo

Expect both heavy emotional punches and great comedic moments in this engaging comedy-drama. Boosted by amazing writing, the characters are easy to relate to but remain interesting throughout the movie, with many ideas and layers to them. Jenny Slate and Chris Evans are both great as a very gifted child and her uncle who find themselves at the center of a custody battle. The plot may be a little unusual but it offers a great vehicle to explore the dynamics between a caring uncle, a gifted child, and an obsessive mother.

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