Jan 26, 2018 Release Date:
93 min Runtime:
“Please Stand By” tells of a 21-year-pass autistic girl thrust into the cutting showing off to be self-sufficient, styled in the format of a normal Road Movie. Quality casting and acting fail to overcome scripting issues that upshot in a timid, sadly insipid result. At the benefits screening I attended, in the audience aeration in front the showing a viewer disparaged the movie by comparing it to a Hallmark Channel TV movie. That was a bit rough, but it did wrestle from mammal neatly-meaning but low impact.
Dakota Fanning exquisitely plays the teenager woman enthusiastic at a communal domicile come happening together in addition to the child support for advice ever-uncomplaining Earth Mother Toni Collette, taking into account her regimented daily routine conveniently set out, right all along to which sweater she must wear each day of the week. Cutesy gimmick dominating the film in Michael Golamco’s facile script has her obsessed once her 400-lead-page screenplay to be completed for a Paramount Pictures writing competition.
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