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The Giver is an offering worth receiving

The film shows that teenage hormones will often overcome an authoritarian society

Published on Aug 20, 2014 7:23 PM
Teenager Brenton Thwaites (right) is the receiver of memories from The Giver (Jeff Bridges, left). -- PHOTO: GOLDEN VILLAGE

Review Science-fiction drama


97 minutes/Opens tomorrow/***

The story: In a future world, people are assigned their jobs and purposes when they turn 16.

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