The Phone Call

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Jennifer

Enjoyed this short film. Loved that Heather was inspired to take action in her own life.

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elaine

Incredible. Sad Hawkins is a star.

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mark

Liked it a lot, the seemingly random connections especially, though I have to admit I almost lost patience with it at about the ½ way point. I would like to know more about how the phone call would "change her life forever". Maybe that's in the sequel: "The Voicemail Follow-Up" ;) But ...Read more

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Abel

I assumed the phone call changed her life because at the end she is on a date at the jazz club with her co-worker. Remember John asks her "why don't you go anymore?......you're not old...". So though the suicidal man's tale was a sad one, it inspired her to "git on up!".

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Constance

Tender, sensitive, and bittersweet.

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Debra

That ending was very depressing. Great acting.

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Felice

Lovely

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sarah

so lovely!

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Mark

Sally Hawkins is so talented. An early film is the great British crime drama LAYER CAKE where she is unrecognizable as a drug addict girlfriend of a two-bit gangster. Her & Broadbent did beautiful work in this short

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Marina

actress is incredibly good at crying but the end was a let down and just pretty boring

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Ariel

That was something.

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Percival

Hawkins and Broadbent. So many fine films between them. Both worked with Mike Leigh

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Svetlana

Beautiful acting.

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P

Sensitive. Beautifully acted!

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e

Beautifully made. So grateful to have seen this. Ireland!

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Maureen

Wonderful! the acting and the ending. :)

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Jennifer

Wow. U gotta see this.

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Jessica

great!

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Zoe

Well written and a great performance by Sally Hawkins!

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Jeanne

good flick. I liked that the fellow got to die.

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James

Jeanne, do you consider plausible that the wife entering the house was reuniting with her dying husband and somehow the author of this sad but tender story was equating the final chapter of the senior's life with the beginning of the young couple's life together. A loosely re-encarnation ...Read more

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