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Floating (1997)

Floating is the story of a young man's struggle to come of age during a violent period of emotional and financial bankruptcy. The film stars Norman Reedus as Van, a son shouldering the ... See full summary »

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Julie (as Sybil Temchen)
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Floating is the story of a young man's struggle to come of age during a violent period of emotional and financial bankruptcy. The film stars Norman Reedus as Van, a son shouldering the responsibility of his embittered father, with no one to nurture him through his own pain. Van's father is so engrossed in his own troubles that he fails to emotionally support his son. As Doug, Chad Lowe provides Van with friendship, but more importantly, with the knowledge that a "perfect life" isn't always what it seems. After Van and Doug engage in a crime spree that ends in tragedy, father and son finally come together for the first time to transcend mourning. Written by Anonymous

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8 October 1999 (USA)  »

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Fuldokló ifjúság  »

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$5,651 (USA) (3 September 1999)

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$5,651 (USA) (3 September 1999)
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Van: I had it. The white picket fence life. Good family. Good friends. Good life. Then my dad blew it. Screwed himself up in a car accident. My mom couldn't take it, so she split... taking most of our money with her. I was kinda depressed for awhile, but now I'm doin' all right.
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Open Up Your Eyes
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29 April 1999 | by (New Britain, Connecticut) – See all my reviews

This was an excellent movie. There was some bad acting but it certainly did not come from Norman Reedus who I hope to see more from soon! This is a movie that makes you long for those great summers when you had nothing to do but be young.


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