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Columbus (2017)

Not Rated | | Drama | 4 August 2017 (USA)
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A Korean-born man finds himself stuck in Columbus, Indiana, where his architect father is in a coma. The man meets a young woman who wants to stay in Columbus with her mother, a recovering addict, instead of pursuing her own dreams.

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A Korean-born man finds himself stuck in Columbus, Indiana, where his architect father is in a coma. The man meets a young woman who wants to stay in Columbus with her mother, a recovering addict, instead of pursuing her own dreams.

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Opening Weekend USA:

$26,820, 6 August 2017, Limited Release

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$1,017,107, 4 January 2018
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In an interview after a screening of the film, Kogonada stated that one of the major influences for the film was filmmaker Yasujiro Ozu, and particularly his film, "Tokyo Story." See more »

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Casey: The problem with being a tour guide is that you stop seeking. You become some arbiter of tidbit facts... that you start repeating over and over
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An unusually great movie (because of/ in spite of) its very slow pace.
2 October 2017 | by See all my reviews

I really enjoyed this movie, even though it was easily the slowest paced movie I have ever seen. I'm not sure why this worked. It was almost as if the movie gave the viewer time to think about the characters because there were so many pauses in dialog. There was a mysterious "real life" experience to watching the movie, unlike any I had ever had before, and I found myself thinking about the characters for days afterwards in the way I might think about a puzzling friend. "Columbus" should have been boring, but it wasn't.


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