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MOVIE - Erin Brockovich Robert Sheridan bobsheridan bobsheridan@earthlink.net I liked "Cider House Rules" also and had a good time trying to figure out what it was all about, like what was the point. I figured out something afterwards that satisfied me, and it took some doing.

I wonder what you, who've seen it, thought the author, John Irving, was trying to say in writing both the book and the screenplay.

Usually an author has something in mind that he's trying to get across when doing a serious piece, as Ms. Trefousse and Mrs. Taylor tried so hard to get through our thick skulls at Curtis circa 1956 and 1957, which seems like yesterday.

Irving hides his main point pretty well, in plain view, I thought. Makes you figure it out for yourself.

There'll be a quiz!

-rs



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