Walking to the Waterline (1998)

 |  Drama  |  13 June 1998 (USA)
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Matt Mulhern stars as an out of work sit-com actor visiting his empty childhood home on the Jersey shore while struggling to make sense of the loss of his father, his past, and, for one funny and heartbreaking week, himself.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Hallie Foote ...
Lucy Bammer
Francis McGowan
Kara Silver ...
TV Newscaster
Neil Rattigan ...
TV Weatherman
Ron Parady ...
Admiral Winston
Duane Hopwood
Karen Mulhern ...
Terry McGowan
Jack Mulhern ...
James McGowan
Connor Mulhern ...
Brian McGowan
Brian Meade ...
Young Francis
Garrett Walters ...
Policeman #1
Mark Steelman ...
Policeman #2
Man on the Beach


Francis McGowan is a man with a purpose who instead gets side-tracked during one surreal week spent trying to figure out what he wants from a business that makes very little sense to him, a woman he's sleeping with who's not his wife, and a father who has left him to fend for himself and didn't leave a map. Francis is an out of work sit-com actor returning to his empty childhood home on the Jersey shore to deal with the aftermath of his father's death. Instead, he gets sidetracked by indecision, self-doubt, and his childhood friend, Duane Hopwood. It's about losing your bearings while finding your way. Written by Fayette Street Productions

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A sleeper
20 April 2003 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

Very well executed film about a man's life a at turning point. Very surprising and engaging. Matt Mulhern is much more accomplished then his resume would betray. Deserves more attention then the occasional screening on IFC. Hopefully more movies will be developed by Mulhern.

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