Love and Hope Prevail in The Shipping News

The Shipping NewsMovies The Shipping News – R Best for: Mature teens to adults What it’s about: When Quoyle (Kevin Spacey) meets Petal (Cate Blanchett), he’s living in a rundown house and working as a typesetter for the Poughkeepsie News. The two have dinner together, and nine months later they have a baby girl named Bunny. For the next several years, Petal stays at Quoyle's home while he raises their daughter and she dates other men. After a tragic event, Quoyle moves to Newfoundland with his daughter and aunt Agnis (Judi Dench) to begin a new life as a reporter in the small town his family is from. The tiny, dreary coastal village brings Quoyle new friends (Scott Glenn, Rhys Ifans, Gordon Pinsent), helps him conquer his fear of water, find new dignity and even fall in love...

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Dec 28th 2001
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