In the small hamlet of Pomquet, Nova Scotia, there are more animals than people. So when conflict between critter and community arises, brothers Charlie and Eddie Landry and their young protégé, Mike, are called in to take care of the program.
Runtime: 30 minutes
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The Beaver is a 2011 comedy-drama film directed by Jodie Foster and written by Kyle Killen. It stars Mel Gibson, Foster, Anton Yelchin, and Jennifer Lawrence. It is Gibson and Foster's first film together since 1994's Maverick and Summit Entertainment's only film to have Entertainment One not distributed within the UK.
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The Beaver received mixed to positive reviews from critics. Review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes gives the film a score of 61% based on reviews from 171 critics and reports a rating average of 6.1 out of 10. It reported the consensus, “Jodie Foster's visual instincts and Mel Gibson's all-in performance sell this earnest, straightforward movie.” At Metacritic, which assigns a weighted average score out of 100 to reviews from mainstream critics, the film received an average score of 59 based on 32 reviews. Roger Ebert gave the film 2 1/2 (out of a possible 4) star rating, saying, “The Beaver is almost successful, despite the premise of its screenplay, which I was simply unable to accept.”
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