Deborah Ross

A window on a fascinatingly weird place: Some Kind of Heaven reviewed

You will be moved by (almost) all the stories in this documentary on Florida's 'Disneyland for retirees'

Far from heaven: shy Barbara, who embarks on a flirtation with a cheesy golf-cart salesman

Some Kind of Heaven is a documentary set in The Villages, Florida, which is often described as a ‘Disneyland for retirees’ — it, too, has its own faux-historical town centre — and is the fastest-growing metropolitan area in America. (Current pop: 130,000.) The vibe is, I would say, cruise ship, but with golf.

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