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The Shipping News

G | Drama | 2001


An inksetter in New York, Quoyle returns to his family's longtime home, a small fishing town in Newfoundland, with his young daughter, after a traumatizing experience with her mother, Petal, who sold her to an illegal adoption agency. Though Quoyle has had little success thus far in life, his shipping news column in the newspaper "The Gammy Bird" finds an audience, and his experiences in the town change his life. Then he meets the widow Wavey...


Duration 1 hours 51 minutes
Censorship Ratings G
Production Company Miramax
Year of Production
Year of Release 2001
Lead Cast Kevin Spacey, Julianne Moore, Judi Dench
Executive Producers/Director Lasse Hallstrom
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