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Ed Hemsler spends his life preparing for a disaster that may never come. Ronnie Meisner spends her life shopping for things she may never use. In a small town somewhere in America, these two people will try to find love while trying not to get lost in each other's stuff.
When showing his shelter for the first time there are 3 jars of Vegemite. This is an Australian yeast extract spread (like the UK's Marmite) much loved by some in Australia, but an acquired taste. It does have a very long shelf life and a little goes a long way, so could be a favourite of 'preppers'. See more »
[talking to his son on the phone]
What I'm saying is that it's more than what it seems, that's all. Much more.
People don't know, because they're too busy with their game shows and football and silliness to take the time to look and read and figure it all out. Who is it that said, "Believe none of what you hear and half of what you see"? These are interesting times we're living in. That's another saying. Chinese. Actually, it's a curse. All you have to do is look and learn to ...
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John Lithgow, and Blythe Danner gave their all in creating these two oddball characters - Ed and Ronnie. But their efforts just can't save this film. I enjoyed the plot but I just couldn't believe in Ed and Ronnie. For their age they come across as just a bit too simple.
The most interesting character is the goth girl that runs the curiosity shop! And she is seen only briefly.
But this is not a bad movie!
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