Newly arrived in an up-market housing development, quiet ten-year-old Devon doesn’t quite fit in. Ignoring the urgings of her social-climbing father, Devon chooses the company of Trent, who mows the estate’s lawns, rather than of the girls her own age.
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I saw this when I was 16, and got a masive crush on Sam Rockwell's character. Somewhat disturbingly, I was far closer to the age of Mischa's character at the time! Still, it's a good little film, and I loved the fairy tale elements and the bonds of friendship.
Something about this movie has just always given me some sort of....chills. The ending was so beautiful and wrong and fucked up and just so....well I can't explain it and I can't explain all the things I love about this film, but it's just so amazingly good and nobody really knows about it. Been a favorite of mine since I was probably about 9 or 10, even when I barely understood it, though I understood a LOT.