Andrew returns to his hometown for the funeral of his mother, a journey that reconnects him with past friends. The trip coincides with his decision to stop taking his powerful antidepressants. A chance meeting with Sam - a girl also suffering from various maladies - opens up the possibility of rekindling emotional attachments, confronting his psychologist father, and perhaps beginning a new life.
- Category:Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
- Stars:Natalie Portman, Jim Parsons, Jean Smart, Jill Flint, Zach Braff, Peter Sarsgaard,
- Director:Zach Braff,
- Writer:Zach Braff
The film follows television bit part actor Andrew Largeman (Zach Braff) as he returns to his small home town in New Jersey to attend his mother's funeral after being estranged from his family for a decade. . You can read more in Google, Youtube, Wiki
Garden State torrent reviews
(nl) wrote: i have seen this movie
(it) wrote: Chaotic family coming from france.
(jp) wrote: it would be good if they sing more
(it) wrote: that movie was soo sad!!
(nl) wrote: Slasher movie...sort of. Most of the deaths are shown in flashbacks or not even at all.
(es) wrote: It's good movie to watch
(au) wrote: A disturbed man spends his days wandering around the Port Authority searching for his daughter who was abducted a year ago; is he sane enough to help take care of his welfare-hotel neighbor's daughter, who's about the same age as his lost girl? A well-intentioned and humane character study that suffers in comparison to the writer/director's more intense schizo dad debut, CLEAN, SHAVEN.
(ag) wrote: It was a cute made-for-TV Christmas special.
(es) wrote: I have to say I did not know this was the original and I liked it , like most originals better the the american version. we tend to suck at remakes and seem to think we can always do it better when sometimes we just can't. I wish there was more gumption to be creative and come up with something that is original and worthwhile .
(gb) wrote: Off-beat and slick, 'Harvard Man' never comes together as a drama or a comedy, but it succeeds in style and an over-the-top energy that makes it fully entertaining and wildly undiciplined. The cast is terrific in other roles, but most fall flat to the dialogue that's as rapid and nonsensical as the film itself.
(jp) wrote: I hardly ever give up on a film. This one I did. When you rely way too much on dialogue, it should be good dialogue (or at least not laughably bad) delivered by capable (or even sorta lousy) actors.
(ca) wrote: I don't even know where I even begin with the insanity that is this film. This is a film that Stephen Chow, who plays the lead, had no creative involvement, but this might be one of the craziest films he's ever been in. Think of the ground that covers. Seriously. While I thought the last 20 minutes of The God of Cookery, a film Chow directed, were absolutely insanity, this film is pretty much insane right from the start. Essentially, the film's narrative, if it can be called that, sees a wannabe hitman being 'contracted' to get rid of a ghost that's haunting an apartment building. And to say that this 'hitman' is crazy is pretty much an understatement. Honestly, this isn't so much of a film with an actual narrative as much as it is a collection of ridiculously silly slapstick and absurdity all around. It's definitely a movie that, when you start it, gives off the impression that it's gonna be very cheap and not particularly good, but those fears are definitely unjustified. I mean it does look cheap, in a way, but it definitely more than makes up for it with a willingness to pretty much throw anything out there and an entertaining tone. Because of the film's willingness to pretty much done anything to get a laugh, that means that not everything is gonna be a hit. And that's pretty much the problem with the film, there's pretty much a 2:1 ratio of hits to misses. And it's not like the hits are all that hilarious. Some of them are, some of them inspire more chuckles. But, like I said, I did enjoy the film's willingness to pretty much do anything for a laugh. The only reason the film gets three stars, and maybe not something higher than that, is simply because of the fact that, with so much schtick in this film, hardly any of it truly sticks out. Some of it does, but a lot of it doesn't. I think that's the only thing really holding it back, while it is entertaining, it is pretty forgettable for the most part. And I honestly don't think that this is a film that's gonna be for everybody. I just think it requires a certain mindset to enjoy and, at least for me, I appreciate this type of goofiness out of movies. But I can't exactly give it a glowing recommendation, for the reasons stated above, but I had a good time watching this. Might not be the best, but it's certainly entertaining for its very brief running time.
(jp) wrote: Of Austen, debs, Fourier, games, and the allure of Serena Slocum--A well-crafted East-Coast talkie!!
(kr) wrote: Take actors from Mel Brooks, Monty Python, and Cheech & Chong movies and you get this slightly funny mess. John Cleese who was actually in the movie said it was the worst script he had ever read and Marty Feldmon died during filming.
(mx) wrote: Effective drama about a journalist who refuses to name her source for a damaging story about the US government, enduring harassment, arrest and jail to protect her source. Taut, well- acted and gripping.