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BigLove (2001)

When Sampson and Delilah pack up for school like dutiful children, Mom and Dad employ their own adolescent diversions to try to keep them at home. A whimsical role-reversal story with enough love to go around.

Director:

Leif Tilden

Writer:

Leif Tilden
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Complete credited cast:
Sam Rockwell ... Nate
Mary McCormack ... Phoebe
Emma Roberts ... Delilah
Kane Ritchotte ... Samson
Kelly Nickels Kelly Nickels ... The Bus Driver
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A common morning at the BigLove residence where two loving yet neurotic parents (Phoebe and Nate) perform heroic feats in order to emotionally deal with the fact that their two kids (Samson and Delilah) have to leave for school. BigLove is a sci-fi fairy tale exploring the notion that love and fear exist in perfect harmony. Written by Leif Tilden <elfi@earthlink.com>

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A love story of astronomical proportions.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 January 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Najveća ljubav See more »

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1.78 : 1
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I loved this short and Leif's directorial skills bring it to life beautifully
22 July 2001 | by KerdavidSee all my reviews

I was spellbound by Leif's short "Big Love". It begins innocently enough and yet strangely you know there's something a little off kilter about it! Although immediately drawn to this "suburban" family, you wonder how two kids going off to school one seemingly normal morning is going to make for a story......but soon enough we are involved in this role reversal dramedy where mum and dad struggle with their anxiety over the kids leaving each morning. Neurosis and a little touch of magic make for a beautiful, interesting, funny and intelligent fairytale. The kids are wonderful, as are Sam Rockwell and Mary McCormick.

Leif Tilden is to be watched!


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