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I closed my Seeking Newark fun tomorrow and tried to dream up all kinds of weird and wonderful themes for a film so titled. After suffering humiliations culminating with the threat of expulsion, Frank takes on Mortlock while also confronting a personal crisis. And Sam Neill is indomitable as the pernickety Professor Mortlock, whose gruff exterior masks a genuine compassion.
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Sinead Cusack is wonderful in the title role. Not related to any Media or Corporation.
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My Mother Frank doesn't quite achieve the mix of comedy and pathos it strives for but there's just enough here to warrant a look.