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Away We Go

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Away We Go is a charming movie* about a couple in a long-term relationship (John Krasinski and Maya Rudolph) who suddenly discover that they are going to be parents.  Very quickly the reality sets in and they look at their lives in a different way, questioning the path they have chosen together to this point.  They decide that the solution is to find another place to live and begin a new life that they can be proud of and which can be conducive to child rearing. 

Throughout their journey they reconnect with people they formerly respected only to find that they have problems with their own sanity (Allison Janney and Maggie Gyllenhaal) or life crisis (Chris Messina and Melanie Lynskey).  Ultimately it is a journey of self-discovery, self-acceptance, and an embarrassing of what life is really about.

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