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Imaginary Crimes (1994)

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A recently widowed, small-time hustler struggles to raise his two teenage daughters on his own and still make a dishonest living in 1950s Indiana.

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Valery Weiler
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Abigail Tate
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Margaret
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Greta Weiler
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Judge Klein
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Eddie
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Young Sonya
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Gigi Rucklehaus
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Ginny Rucklehaus
Bill Geisslinger ...
Bud Rucklehaus
William G. Schilling ...
Mr. Garrity
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Storyline

Coming-of-age story set in the 1950's stars Harvey Keitel as a small-time hustler/dreamer, recently widowed, who tries his best to care for his two daughters, 17-year-old Sonya, and 12-year-old Greta, while Sonya's rapid disulisionment with her father puts her at odds with him more times than nessessary. Written by Anonymous

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When a father doesn't live up to his dreams... a daughter has to stand up for hers.

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Biography | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for theme and some very mild language | See all certifications »
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14 October 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Crimes Imaginários  »

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Box Office

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$89,611 (USA)
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Quotes

Sonya Weiler: Never has a man less equipped for parenthood tried so hard.
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Connections

Features Hawaiian Eye (1959) See more »

Soundtracks

Over And Over
Performed by Bobby Day
Written by Robert Byrd
Courtesy of Kenwood Records
By Arrangement with Original Sound Entertainment
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Fairuza Shines
5 May 2002 | by (Toronto,Ontario) – See all my reviews

Being a big fan of Fairuza Balk's this movie done earlier in her career shows how talented she really is. It seems Fairuza is not a well known actress unless you mention The Craft or The Waterboy and people will say "oh her, she has done alot of movies?" Fairuza and Harvey Keitel play off one another so well as father and daughter. This movie is well written, well casted and well acted out. Sure there are a few boring parts but that goes with a drama type movie. Watch for a younger Amber Benson who is on Buffy The Vampire Slayer now as Tara. Also Vincent D'Onofrio plays a really good part as well. Crimes is a bit of a tear jerker and I have to say this movie Solidifies that Fairuza Balk is talented and that she deserves more credit than she gets. Christopher Penn has a small role in this as well. A few known faces in this one. But this sleeper hit is worth the time to rent. Chicks will like it for sure.


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