Wednesday, 12 September 2012

Foster Review

How do you feel about precocious little kids that talk like wise old adults? If you can’t stand them, then stay well clear of this comedy drama featuring a little ginger charmer who enters the lives of grieving parents to help them move on with their lives. On the other hand, if that kid from Jerry Maguire made your heart melt, then Foster might also make you smile.

The usually reliable Toni Colette and Ioan Gruffudd play Zooey and Alec, soul mates since school but now stuck in a rut as they find they can’t conceive a child after the death of their only son in a tragic accident. When they decide that fostering might be an option, they meet Eli (Maurice Cole), a suited and bespectacled child who turns up on their doorstep the day after they visit his foster home.

Read the rest over at Filmoria.