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Fri August 9, 2013

Film Review: 'Still Mine' Explores A Marriage Struggling With Bureaucracy And Dementia

In 'Still Mine,' James Cromwell and Genevieve Bujold play a strong couple whose bond is challenged.
Credit Courtesy Samuel Goldwyn Films

In the heartfelt and pithy Canadian film Still Mine, James Cromwell and Genevieve Bujold portray a couple in their eighties who are struggling with issues both physical and bureaucratic.

While he is building a smaller house for them on their vast New Brunswick acreage and being besieged with local governmental red tape, she is slowly slipping into mental incapacity. It’s as if his obsession with finishing the house is a planned strategy to hold his grief at bay.

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