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Beginners
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1 Nomination / 1 Win
Year 2011
Director Mike Mills
Writer Mike Mills
Starring Christopher Plummer, Ewan McGregor, Melanie Laurent, Goran Višnjić
84th Academy Awards


Beginners is a 2011 romantic comedy film starring Christopher Plummer, Ewan McGregor, Goran Višnjić and Melanie Laurent about a young man named Oliver (McGregor) who goes through a series of flashbacks after his father's death, remembering the moments he had with his father, who came out as a gay man as a senior citizen.

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Beginners imaginatively explores the hilarity, confusion, and surprises of love through the evolving consciousness of Oliver (Golden Globe Award nominee Ewan McGregor). Oliver meets the irreverent and unpredictable Anna (Melanie Laurent of "Inglourious Basterds") only months after his father Hal (Academy Award nominee Christopher Plummer) has passed away. This new love floods Oliver with memories of his father who - following 44 years of marriage - came out of the closet at age 75 to live a full, energized, and wonderfully tumultuous gay life. The upheavals of Hal's new honesty, by turns funny and moving, brought father and son closer than they'd ever been able to be. Now Oliver endeavors to love Anna with all the bravery, humor, and hope that his father taught him.

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Beginners (2011) - Official Trailer HD02:32

Beginners (2011) - Official Trailer HD

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