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The Shipping News A limp and sodden downer adapted from E. Annie Proulx's novel. It's set mostly in the cold, gray-sweater climes of Newfoundland, where Quoyle (Kevin ...The Shipping NewsDramaPT111MR A limp and sodden downer adapted from E. Annie Proulx's novel. It's set mostly in the cold, gray-sweater climes of Newfoundland, where Quoyle (Kevin ...2002-01-18Jason BehrJudi DenchScott GlennRhys IfansPete PostlethwaiteJason Behr, Judi Dench, Scott Glenn, Rhys Ifans, Pete PostlethwaiteMiramax
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The Shipping News

Genre: Drama; Starring: Cate Blanchett, Julianne Moore, Kevin Spacey, Jason Behr, Judi Dench, Scott Glenn, Rhys Ifans, Pete Postlethwaite; Director: Lasse Hallstrom; Author: Robert Nelson Jacobs; Release Date Limited: 12/25/2001; Release Date Wide: 01/04/2002; Runtime (in minutes): 111; MPAA Rating: R; Distributor: Miramax

A limp and sodden downer adapted from E. Annie Proulx’s novel. It’s set mostly in the cold, gray-sweater climes of Newfoundland, where Quoyle (Kevin Spacey), the saddest of sad sacks, arrives with his young daughter, all so that he can redeem the sullen tragedy of his life by learning to be a vital human being instead of a glum, stammering lump of self-loathing. For most of the movie, though, he’s just a lump.