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Falling Sky (1999)

 -  Drama  -  26 August 2005 (USA)
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Emily, a young girl coming of age in lower class Las Vegas, must deal with her alcoholic mother, Resse.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Resse Nicholson
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Vance
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Kyle
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Mark
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C.C.
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Allie (as Lea Moreno Young)
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Mr. Hanes (as Vince Ricotta)
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Stacy (as Giselle Rubin)
Montana Dillenberg ...
Young Emily, Montana
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Tom Collins
Jennifer Jernigan ...
Prostitute
Robert Langston ...
Willie
Dianne Kay ...
Waitress (as Dianne L. Kay)
Ali Gage ...
Trucker Chic (as Ali L. Gage)
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Emily, a young girl coming of age in lower class Las Vegas, must deal with her alcoholic mother, Resse.

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Rated R for language, nudity and substance abuse

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26 August 2005 (USA)  »

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Crocodile Tears  »

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Emily Nicholson: [voiceover] Sometimes people get lost, they don't know who they are and they lose their identity. They simply won't face who they've become.
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Trouble In Mind
Performed by Brittany Murphy
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It happened to me.
29 September 2002 | by (Las Vegas, NV) – See all my reviews

Having lived in Las Vegas every day of my life, I was enjoying it, up until the end. How freaking depressing, since it mirrors what happened to me almost exactly. (Only my mom was a nurse, not a stripper.)

Sad, sad movie, not sad in a good way, like "Beaches" or "Steel Magnolias"...just depressing!

Brittany Murphy is going to be getting an Oscar someday, she's always so good in movies. If you like her, I'd suggest Freeway or something else.


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