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Finding North (1998)

Unrated  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  11 June 1999 (UK)
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Screwball romance involving a woman (Makkena) who gets fired from her job as a bank teller when her friends arrange for a stripper to appear at the bank for her birthday. She then meets a ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Rhonda Portelli
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Travis Furlong
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Voice of Bobby (voice)
Anne Bobby ...
Debi
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Gina
Angela Pietropinto ...
Mama Portelli
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Papa Portelli
Molly McClure ...
Aunt Bonnie
Yusef Bulos ...
Taxi Driver
Garrett Moran ...
Stripper
Steven Jones ...
Funeral Director
Lynn Metrik ...
Bank Manager
Phyllis Cicero ...
Janice
Spiro Malas ...
Waiter
Amy Zimmerman ...
Ticket Agent
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Screwball romance involving a woman (Makkena) who gets fired from her job as a bank teller when her friends arrange for a stripper to appear at the bank for her birthday. She then meets a man (Hickey) whom she had earlier seen jump off a bridge and had assumed had committed suicide. With nothing else to do, she follows him to Texas. Along the way she slowly comes to realize he is gay and is despondent over the AIDS-related death of his former lover. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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$5,952 (USA) (4 June 1999)

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$26,909 (USA) (12 November 1999)
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References Psycho (1960) See more »

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Black and White Rag
Performed by Johnny Gimble
Arranged by M. Christian, Silverhill Music, BMI
Courtesy of CMH Records
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"Most heterosexuals won't "get" this movie..."
2 December 2000 | by (earth) – See all my reviews

these pages are for commenting on movies, not for making broad, erroneous statements about a people. so without further ado...

being a straight and married person; i was moved by the torment that our main character travis furlong was going through. the addition of rhonda portelli into his life was just a reason for us to travel with him on his journey through loss, dispare, and acceptation.

this is a good movie. and if you're straight and renting this, then you were intelligent enough to read the back of the box or the plot page here at imdb and still be interested in the story; therefore, you'll "get" it.


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