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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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Suzie
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Mike, Jr. (as James LeGros)
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Mike Sr
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'Little Tramp' Woman
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Uncle Darr
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Louis
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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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Ride My Bike
Written by James Gunn, Mike Meitner, Jim Lang, and Dino English
Performed by The Icons
Courtesy of Ancient Lizard Tribe Records
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21 July 1999 | by (Washington, D.C.) – See all my reviews

The characters don't interact with each other very well, but separately they are very interesting. I especially liked Sean Astin's Andrew, a lonely twenty-something with a penchant for 80s power ballads. James LeGros is up to his usual standards as Michael Schroeder, Jr., the landlord who sends his temps to do everything from plumbing to evictions.

I usually like Rory Cochrane, but either his character wasn't written all that well (probably the case) or he didn't do it very well. At the end you're more interested in Andrew's fate than anyone else's.


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