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eight·een / āˈtēn; ˈāˌtēn/ • cardinal number equivalent to the product of two and nine; one more than seventeen, or eight more than ten; 18. (Roman numeral: xviii or XVIII.) ∎  a set or team of eighteen individuals. ∎  eighteen years old: he was barely eighteen. DERIVATIVES: eight·eenth / āˈtēn[unvoicedth]; ˈāˌtēn[unvoicedth] / ordinal number .

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Eighteen ★★ 2004

After leaving his dysfunctional family, Pip (Anthony) is living on the streets where his father (Houde) finds him when Pip turns 18. Dad hands his son a tape that his grandfather (McKellen) recorded about his own experiences at 18, which happened while he was a soldier during WWII. The flashbacks are the best part and, despite the “Pip” name, the story has nothing to do with Charles Dickens or “Great Expectations.” 101m/C DVD . CA Paul Anthony, Brendan Fletcher, Carly Pope, Serge Houde, Clarence Sponagle, Thea Gill; D: Richard Bell; W: Richard Bell; C: Kevin Van Niekerk; M: Bramwell Tovey.

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