Beginning as a seemingly idiosyncratic story about troop greeters (a group of senior citizens who gather daily at a small airport to thank American soldiers departing and returning from Iraq) the film quickly turns into a moving, unsettling and compassionate story about aging, loneliness, war and mortality.
So, you know, the light stuff. Critics seem to love this movie, and from the trailer I think I can see why. There appears to be a New York premiere, but I'm not sure where else the film will open theatrically. Surely it will be on DVD before too long. To check out the trailer,