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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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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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Rated R for language, sexuality and some drug use | See all certifications »
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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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Written by Tim Gallaher
Performed by Tim Gallaher
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Depressing but enjoyable
12 April 2001 | by (new zealand) – See all my reviews

I saw this film a couple of years ago (at least i think it was this film because i pieced it together from old Sean Astin movies and the basic plot for this movie)and liked it. It is rather depressing so you should no whether that will bring down your opinion of the film before you watch it. The story is mediocre and you might dislike the ending but it fits in with the mood of the movie. The characters are interesting which is important considering the plot revolves around the protagonist and the people around him. If you see this film while your in the right mood you'll probably like it.


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