Movies by Mills (July 2013)

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BREATHE IN There is a moment of awakening for Sophie, an exchange student from England staying with an American family, when she realizes that she has changed things beyond her repair. Felicity Jones conveys the emotion with an isolated glance into space. “Breathe In� is full of poignant vignettes when a look or a touch is all it takes to forward the story. We first see Sophie being greeted at the airport by the wife of Keith a music teacher. Sophie is introduced to the rest of the family but it is in meeting Keith that a spark is ignited. They share their love of music and for Keith he discovers almost a twin soul and an escape to a world imagined but never fulfilled. But Sophie is reluctant to share her musical ability and when Keith invites her to his class, she declines. The obvious physical attraction