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DP/30: The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, director John Madden, composer Thomas Newman

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  1. samguy says:

    one of my favorite movies of the year so far along with “the perks of being a wallflower,” “searching for sugarman,” “flight,” and “Ted!” yes, “ted!” i actualy foudn a tie between the themes of “wallflower” and “marigold.” they are about outsiders at opposite times in their lives trying to find their place in the world.

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