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Candy Mountain (1987)

R  |   |  Drama  |  February 1988 (USA)
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A struggling musician sets out to find the legendary guitar maker Elmore Silk, with whom he hopes to strike a deal to make himself rich and famous.

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Gunther
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Bob Joy ...
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Mario
Arto Lindsay ...
Alston
Mary Margaret O'Hara ...
Darlene
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Keith Burns
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Tony 'Machine' Krasinski ...
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Susan Kirschner ...
Suzie
Emile de Antonio ...
Lou Sultan (as Dee De Antonio)
Jose Soto ...
Musician's Son
Bob Maroff ...
Gas-station Attendant
Rockets Redglare ...
Van Driver
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A struggling musician sets out to find the legendary guitar maker Elmore Silk, with whom he hopes to strike a deal to make himself rich and famous.

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A little ahead of its time.
24 January 2003 | by See all my reviews

Moody? yes. Slow? a little. Bow Wow? hardly. Fantastic cast! Who says you can't have a fun movie about a total idiot? Julius is the straight man to life's maddening trickster. Definitely worthwhile for fans of Jarmusch style movie making. Personally I loved it...anyone who's gone after something without knowing quite where will get this. Check out Cold Fever, a similar, but more grown up film about a Japanese tourist in Greenland.


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