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The Low Life (1995)

R  |   |  Drama  |  12 July 1996 (USA)
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John came to Hollywood to get that one big break in life. Years have passed since and all he has to show for are a menial job, unpaid bills and airhead friends and he's getting sick of it all. Is there a way out of this downward spiral?

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Uncle Darr
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Matthew Greenberg
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Craig
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John came to Hollywood to get that one big break in life. Years have passed since and all he has to show for are a menial job, unpaid bills and airhead friends and he's getting sick of it all. Is there a way out of this downward spiral?

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Nunca sientas nada por nadie  »

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John: It was more of a controlled mental breakdown. It was okay. Everybody should have one.
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All Become of Us
Written by Tim Gallaher
Performed by Tim Gallaher
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demands respect and appreciation
30 May 2003 | by (Perth, Australia) – See all my reviews

The low life is a film that will no doubt leave you depressed and just for that, you know that this film is well made and very successful in it's aim. It's purpose is to portray the low lives of society, the people who are the 'scum' or the under-dogs of the world, the people we always look down on and give dirty looks. This film tells us that there is a reason for them being the way they are and provokes real sympathy. Sean Astin is the strongest link in this film, one can't help but feel so sorry for his character...all he wants is a friend. Viewers will find themselves hanging out for scenes with him. The low life is a very good film, realistic and thought-provoking....not uplifting, but thats how it should be.


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