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Directed by
Morgan J. Freeman 
Writing credits
Morgan J. Freeman (writer)

Produced by
Effie Brown .... line producer
Michael Burns .... producer
Marc Butan .... executive producer
Leanna Creel .... executive producer
Kip Hagopian .... executive producer
Gill Holland .... co-producer
Nadia Leonelli .... producer
A. Carter Pottash .... co-producer
Andrea Sperling .... producer
Original Music by
Vytas Nagisetty 
Cinematography by
Enrique Chediak 
Film Editing by
Sabine Hoffman  (as Sabine Hoffmann)
Casting by
Susan Shopmaker 
Production Design by
David Doernberg 
Art Direction by
Amy Beth Silver 
Set Decoration by
Amy Beth Silver 
Costume Design by
Trish Summerville 
Makeup Department
Maryann Marchetti .... makeup artist
Mia Thoen .... makeup department head
Production Management
Ted Gidlow .... executive production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jamin O'Brien .... assistant director
Art Department
Andrea Stanley .... assistant art director
Sound Department
Scott Cannizzaro .... additional adr recordist
Margaret Crimmins .... sound designer
Paul Hsu .... sound designer
Grant Inaba .... boom operator
Mike Lanoue .... production sound mixer
Tony Volante .... sound re-recording mixer
Special Effects by
Terry Mack .... special effects coordinator
Johnny Gray .... stunt coordinator (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Michael Barnett .... assistant camera: second camera (as Mike Barnett)
Claire F. Cario .... second assistant camera
Johnny Erbes-Chan .... dolly grip
Alan Jacobsen .... gaffer
Casting Department
Erica Palgon .... casting assistant (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Nancy Au .... costume department supervisor
Stacy Horn .... key set costumer
Music Department
Jonathan Appell .... score mixer
Jonathan Appell .... score recordist
Tracy McKnight .... music supervisor
Transportation Department
Terry Mack .... transportation coordinator
Other crew
Chris Baugh .... location manager
Mike Crawford .... production accountant
Rob Feld .... production resources
Howard Gertler .... delivery coordinator
Ted Gidlow .... production executive
Trent Hara .... production coordinator
L. Tracy Mackenzie .... production coordinator
Rhonda Wheelan .... craft service

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Rated R for strong language and some teen alcohol abuse
90 min
Aspect Ratio:
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The city of Goldfield, Nevada had more snow during the four weeks of production than it had in the preceding thirty years.See more »
[first lines]
Cale:Come on Blue, it's easy money. Billy said 10 bucks an hour, man. That's some cash. The way I figure it, we can make at least a hundred bucks a day fixin' up the motel.
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5 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
An unexpectedly enjoyable movie., 15 March 2000
Author: Ken Varnum ( from Ann Arbor, Michigan

I enjoyed this movie thoroughly. This movie, led by an ensemble cast of young and rising actors (Brendan Sexton, Kate Hudson, Casey Affleck, Christina Ricci), starts slowly but gathers momentum nicely. Skye (Hudson), an up-and-coming actress with her own cable comedy, gets trapped in a small California town well off the highway when a chemical spill shuts down the only road in and out of town. Stuck far from her world -- in a town without cable or cell phones -- Skye is befriended by Blue (Sexton) and meets the local "gang" -- five kids without much to do. Over two days punctuated by explosions -- the results of Ely's (Ricci) love for illicit bomb making -- the group bonds together in unexpected ways.

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