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Finding North (1998)

Unrated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 11 June 1999 (UK)
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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Rhonda Portelli
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Travis Furlong
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Anne Bobby ...
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Gina
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Mama Portelli
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Molly McClure ...
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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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She's looking for her Prince Charming... ...He just lost his. See more »

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

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$26,909 (USA) (12 November 1999)
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Film debut of Jesse Plemons. See more »

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References What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962) See more »

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Rolling Stone from Texas
Performed by Don Walser and the Pure Texas Band
Written by Don Walser
Administered by Paw-Paw Music obo Lew-Bob Music, BMI
Courtesy of Watermelon Records
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Sweet film
2 June 2000 | by (Houston, Texas) – See all my reviews

Good portrayal of loss and reaffirmation of life. Existential comment on having a direction - NORTH. Keeps you guessing and has a really sweet ending. The location in Denton, TX was great. Straights are not ALL homophobic. Normal is normal. This film shows a friendship which is better than normal!


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