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Niagara, Niagara (1997)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  20 March 1998 (USA)
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An outsider and a young woman plagued by Tourette's syndrome meet and together journey to Canada.

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Claude
John MacKay ...
Seth's Father
Alan Pottinger ...
Sanitation Lot Cop
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Pawnbroker
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Sally
Andrew L. Phillips ...
Sally's Policeman
Jeffrey Howard ...
Liquor Store Clerk
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Adam Lauricella ...
High School Punk #2 (as Adam T. Lauricella)
Jaime Lynn O'Hara ...
High School Girl
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Doug
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"Niagra, Niagra" begins quietly in a drugstore in Poughkeepsie, where Marcie, the film's disarming heroine, likes to shoplift. She literally crashes into Seth, a quiet outsider, also on a shoplifting spree. Marcie invites Seth to accompany her to Canada to find a black hairstyling head. They set off in Seth's beat-up station wagon, destined for a toy store in Toronto. While on the road, Marcie confides to Seth that she has Tourette's syndrome, necessitating a series of detours to liquor stories and pharmacies along the roads of upstate New York. Written by Anonymous

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Love can't be controlled.

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Rated R for violence, sexuality, substance abuse and strong language | See all certifications »
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$40,224 (USA) (27 March 1998)

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$168,462 (USA) (10 April 1998)
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Both Kate Winslet and 'Juliette Lewis' turned down the role of Marcy. See more »

Goofs

The second time Seth goes into the store he is wearing black pants but by the time he is in the middle of the store he is wearing khaki pants. See more »

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References Charlie's Angels (1976) See more »

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So Much Hate
Written and performed by Neil Minsky
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Great performances, especially by Michael Park
13 October 2000 | by (Montreal, Canada) – See all my reviews

There are many things to admire about this film, but the thing that got me above all others was the part of an eccentric recluse, the sort of role that Hollywood loves & romanticizes but which here is absolutely convincing & unlike any character I've encounterd in film or in life. Also a very convincing & disturbing depiction of Tourete's syndrome


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