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Yes I did
Thu Nov 15, 2007 6:57am (XFF: unknown)

see the whole film. I felt very strongly that the father painted the paintings after the child began them. One is hardly an emperor when they have "earned" their money by defrauding people, that is tanamount to saying that a criminal who steals millions of dollars and gets away with it is a wealthy person. It is also disturbing that the child is living a lie created by her father, if that is the case here. One day the girl may tell the true story, but who knows?

  • Did you see the entire film?GG, Wed Nov 14 1:29pm
    I'm guessing you did from the "left the theater" note, unless what you saw is just the trailer from your link. It actually seems like an interesting movie topic (doubt I'd pay to see it, but it seems ... more
    • Yes I did — Hanna, Thu Nov 15 6:57am
      • In the trailer, the mother notes that nobody touches the girl's canvass (meaning paints on them) other than the girl. So is the mom just outright lying, do you think? I remember hearing the family... more
        • Several reasonsHanna, Sat Nov 17 8:01am
          One- if you see how she paints, it is nothing like the finished product. The child also makes some remarks during the film, and finally the mother works during the day while the father works a night... more
          • These paintings are nothing special@HomeDad, Thu Dec 6 12:11pm
            I worked as an art helper at my gifted daughter's montessori preschool for 2 years ('05,'06). At least 1/4 of the kids there could have made similar paintings. Sure some paint all black (or whatever... more
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