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The Cider House Rules" is a movie based on John Irving's best selling book. It is a very wonderful, touching, and real 1943ÐŽ¦s life story. The story centered on an orphanage child named Homer and a sick doctor, Dr Larch who will have an emotional bond with Homer. I watched the movie before, and my first impression on this movie, I think it is a very good, and relax movie, where you can watch it with your family, although some of the scene may be offended for children.

The Cider House Rules, begins in the 1920s in St. Cloud's orphanage in Maine where Homer Wells is born and spends most of his teenage years. Three times he is adopted by good families, but later returned to the orphanage. Dr. Larch, who is in charge there, would just as well have him stay, for he later becomes a good assistant to the doctor in performing abortions and delivering babies. Wally Worthington, whose wealthy parents are in the apple and cider business gets to know Homer when Wally, takes his girlfriend Candy to the St. Cloud's orphanage for an abortion. These three become close friends and Homer accompanies them back to their hometown where he spends the next six months. It's a new life for Homer, and he realizes that his years at the orphanage are just the past and it is time for him to move on. Wally, who became a captain in the Air Force during WW II, crashes his bomber in Burma, and his both of his legs are paralyzed. Candy, who is not good of being left alone, had an affair with Homer, feel really guilty and a sense of pity for Wally. Candy decided to choose Wally. Mr. Rose, a worker during the apple harvest, said to burn the cider house rules paper. He said he is going to make his own rules, and nobody is told what to do with rules. Because of that, Mr. RoseÐŽ¦s daughter, Rose, who got pregnant by her own father, makes her own rules, and left. Mr. Rose, feeling guilty with all his heart, and losing

his only daughter, kill his own self, saying ÐŽ§ I loose my own daughter so I kill myselfЎЁ. Candy makes her own rules too, by choosing to marry Wally. At the end of the story, Homer received a letter from the St. Clouds Orphanage saying that Dr Larch had died, which makes Homer came back to the Orphanage, and take over Dr. LarchÐŽ¦s place, and every night, he would say Dr. LarchÐŽ¦s quote to the children, ÐŽ§ Goodnight you Princess of Maine, you Kings of New EnglandЎЁ.

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