ABOUT THE MOVIE
The Odd Life of Timothy GreenPG
Happily married couple, Cindy and Jim Green can't wait to start a family but can only dream about what their child would be like. When young Timothy shows up on their doorstep one stormy night, Cindy and Jim -- and their small town of Stanleyville -- learn that sometimes the unexpected can bring some of life's greatest gifts.
STARRING:Jennifer Garner, Joel Edgerton, CJ Adams, Ron Livingston
WHO WILL DIG IT?
Families, lovers of director Peter Hedges's fantastical work, and people who believe in magic.
THREE GOOD REASONS
- 1Writer/Director Peter Hedges, who earned an Oscar nomination for writing "About a Boy" (2002), returns with his first film since "Dan in Real Life" (2007).
- 2The cast is stocked with talent: Jennifer Garner, Joel Edgerton, Rosemarie DeWitt, Diane Wiest, Common, Ron Livingston, David Morse, and many more you may not have heard of but have definitely seen.
- 3It's a magical tale from Disney, the folks who invented magical tales.
BET YOU DIDN'T KNOW
Edgerton is an actor to keep your eye on. After this film, he'll be appearing in two of the more intriguing films of 2012: Baz Luhrmann's adaptation of "The Great Gatsby" and Kathryn Bigelow's "Zero Dark Thirty" about the Navy SEAL Team 6 that tracked and killed Osama Bin Laden.