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Benny and Joon
My Rating:
(out of 5 stars)
3 Stars
Benny and Joon Poster
Primary Location: First Saw:In Theatre Saw at/with: With Trish?
Rating: PG Year: 1992 Category: Romance Comedy
Director: Jeremiah S. Chechik Time: 98 min. Writer: Barry Berman

Mine: I need to see this again before I comment. I don't really remember it that well.
Leonard Maltin/Plot synopsis: Sweet-natured film about put-upon auto mechanic Quinn, who tries to look after his mentally ill sister. Almost accidentally he stumbles onto the perfect companion for her: a male misfit who sees himself as a reincarnation of Buster Keaton. Endearing performances put over this fable, which otherwise would strain all credibility. Depp is impressive as he re-creates silent-comedy routines by Chaplin, Keaton, et al.
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