A Separate Peace 2004

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A Separate Peace ★½ 2004 (R)

Uninspired coming of age story based on the John Knowles novel. In 1942, bookworm Gene (Barton) transfers to the allmale Devon prep school in New England. His roomie is campus jock/rule breaker Finny (Moore), who can't wait to enlist. Finny practices his paratrooper moves by jumping from a tree into the lake below. Gene is the only one who'll jump with him and they forge a bond until a questionable accident affects their friendship. 92m/C DVD . J Barton, Toby Moore, Jacob Pitts, Aaron Ashmore, Danny Swerdlow, Alison Pill, Sean McCann, Hume Cronyn; D: Peter Yates; W: Wendy Kesselman; C: Checco Varese. CABLE