During a freak storm in the middle of the night, they awake to find a boy named Timothy, with leaves growing from his ankles, standing in their kitchen calling them mom and dad. During another intense thunderstorm, he vanishes from their house. Cindy works as a tour guide at the pencil museum owned and curated by Joseph's stern and humorless wife, Bernice Crudstaff. The Greens are informed by doctors that they are. Jim is determined not be like his own father, James Green, Sr. After an immediate thunderstorm, which seemingly affects only their property, a ten-year-old arrives at their home claiming the Greens as his parents. Review aggregator reports that 35% of 127 critics have given the film a positive review, with a rating average of 5.
The parents take Timothy to their friend and town , Reggie , where they learn that Timothy's leaves cannot be removed. The couple place the notes inside a wooden box and bury it in their backyard garden. Cindy and Jim are thrown into the midst of parenthood and over the coming months, Timothy will teach them more than they could have imagined about being parents and raising a child, no matter how he comes into their lives. Jim works as a foreman in the pencil factory owned by Joseph Crudstaff, and managed by his ambitious son, Franklin Crudstaff. After one team member is found dead, a disorientation slowly claims the sanity of the others as each of them succumbs to a mysterious fear. The movie centers on a happily married couple, Cindy and Jim Green, who can't wait to start a family but can only dream about what their child would be like. Unbeknownst to the parents, one of Timothy's leaves falls off each time he fulfills one of the qualities listed on the original slips of paper.
Timothy begins to attend school, where he meets Joni Jerome , a girl he encounters during a bullying incident, with whom he begins a friendly relationship. Beyond the Crudstaffs, James and Brenda, one other person they want to protect Timothy from is one of his peers, Joni Jerome, Cindy and Jim unsure of the reason for the close bond that forms between the two. In the letter, he explains to them what he did with each of his leaves that fell off, with a montage sequence showing each person whose life Timothy touched. She is the one who urges Timothy on because he wants to make her happy. The Odd Life of Timothy Green 2012 105 min Disney brings enchantment home with The Odd Life Of Timothy Green, an inspiring, magical story for the whole family starring Jennifer Garner. Married Cindy and Jim Green live in Stanleyville, a town ruled by the pencil and the Crudstaff family. .
Before they move on with their lives following this news, they decide to hold a memorial of sorts to celebrate the traits of the biological offspring they will never have. After receiving bad news from a fertility doctor, Cindy and Jim Green try to bury their dreams of having a child by writing out all the great traits their child would have and putting them in a box in the garden. Cindy and Jim are devastated when they learn that they are unable to have children biologically. The film was released theatrically on August 15, 2012. The Odd Life of Timothy Green was met with a mixed to negative reception. While Cindy and Jim just want Timothy to be a regular kid, they also want to protect him from judgmental eyes, especially as they try to hide one one visible fact of Timothy's being from the world, that issue which can be hidden beneath clothing.
The film is one of the first films produced by Scott Sanders Productions after a deal with the was made in 2007. The Last Winter In the Arctic region of Northern Alaska, an oil company's advance team struggles to establish a drilling base that will forever alter the pristine land. Timothy eventually reveals to Cindy and Jim that his time of existence is short and that he will eventually disappear. Although Timothy has all the traits they outlined, those traits do not always manifest themselves quite the way they anticipated. One day, they bury a box in their backyard, containing all of their wishes for an infant. After finding the box they buried smashed to pieces around a large hole in the ground where they originally buried it, and finding the boy inside their house, covered in mud, they realize that the boy, named Timothy, is actually a culmination of all their wishes of what their child would be.
The next day, at a family picnic, Timothy is introduced to members of his family: Brenda Best , Cindy's pompous sister; James Green Sr. After an unspecified amount of time, the adoption counselor is shown pulling up to the Greens' house in a car with the little girl who is to become the Greens' daughter, Lily. Cindy and Jim desperately want to be parents, they believing they now emotionally prepared to be the best parents they can be. And Cindy is determined not to be like her sister, Brenda Best, who always flaunts the perfection of her parenting and her own children to the world. Adams was chosen to be cast in the titular role after working with Hedges in. The Greens' meeting with the adoption counselor concludes with Cindy presenting a letter that Timothy left them before leaving. Soon, young Timothy shows up on their doorstep one stormy night.
Distraught by the news, Jim convinces Cindy to dream up their ideal child and write the child's characteristics and life events on slips of notepad paper. All contents are provided by non-affiliated third parties. Timothy convinces Cindy and Jim to design a prototype for a new pencil in an effort to keep the pencil-producing business viable. Cindy Garner and Jim Green are a happily married couple who can't wait to start a family but can only dream about what their child would be like. The factory is under threat with an unsustainably manufactured product, with mass layoffs and even the plant closing being possibilities. Cindy Garner and Jim Green are a happily married couple who can't wait to start a family but can only dream about what their child would be like. The Greens also discover that Timothy has a startling feature: he has leaves growing on his legs, which he can only cover up by wearing long.
Cindy and Jim end up having what may be the most important interview of their lives with Evette Onat and Doug Wert, to who they tell the entire story of Timothy, including all the good and the bad of their parenting, they hoping to convey the underlying reason for Timothy being in their lives. Meanwhile, the town's pencil factory, the largest employer in Stanleyville, begins laying off its employees. Based on a concept by , the film is about a magical pre-adolescent boy whose personality and naïveté have profound effects on the people in his town. When young Timothy shows up on their doorstep one stormy night, Cindy and Jim — and their small town of Stanleyville — learn that sometimes the unexpected can bring some of life's greatest gifts. When young Timothy shows up on their doorstep one stormy night, Cindy and Jim — and their small town of Stanleyville — learn that sometimes the unexpected can bring some of life's greatest gifts. .
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