Griffin & Phoenix

A love story with no expectations.

Griffin & Phoenix
This film does not appear to have had much of an overseas release. An insurance salesman discovers he has cancer, with only two years to live. In spite of this, he starts up a relationship with a young woman, and they decide to make all his dreams and childhood fantasies come true. They have a lot of fun in the process, but the woman is hiding a little secret of her own...

101 minutes.
No persons under 10 (Language, Sex).
Comedy, Drama, Romance.

Not currently showing on the local cinema circuit.

This feels like a remake of Love Story...
This feels like a remake of Love Story...


Amanda Peet, Dermot Mulroney, Sarah Paulson, Blair Brown, Alison Elliot, Lois Smith, Jonah Meyerson, Lax Morris, Simon Jones, Jesse Tyler Ferguson
Ed Stone
ScreenplayJohn Hill
MusicRoger Neill
CinematographyDavid M. Dunlap
EditingPlummy Tucker
Sound formatsDolby Digital
Made in2006
Produced byGold Circle Films, Sidney Kimmel Entertainment, The Orphanage, Blumhouse Productions, Griffin & Phoenix Productions

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreRomantic, drama
LanguageMild to moderate, occasional, low impact
SexMild, infrequent, mild impact
Drug abuseNone
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Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Debashine Thangevelo quote iconA charming film if you allow its whimsical notions.
Die Burger
Jeanne Calitz quote iconNietemin gryp die storie die kyker aan.
The Citizen
Natalie Bosman quote iconFull of the tragedy and intensity of Romeo and Juliet, this romantic comedy is so spiced with dark humour and irresistibly sweet moments that you're not sure when you should be laughing or crying.

What the People say

1071 Netizens quote iconHeart warming tear jerking love story

Average .. 56%


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