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Row Your Boat (1999)

Jamey Meadows is a convict just released from prison, hoping to live a straight life on the outside. His brother tries to reenlist him into the crime world, but Jamey resists, getting a job... See full summary »

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Jamey Meadows
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Chun Hua
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Patti
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Tony Lo Fat
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Anton
Joseph Michael Marmo ...
Joey / Gangster
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Diane Chang ...
Han Feng - mother-in-law
Quentin Heggs ...
Jiggy
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Census Taker
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Apartment Owner
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Neighbor (as Alba Albanese)
Joey Vega
Alvin Walker ...
Jamey's street friend
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Jamey Meadows is a convict just released from prison, hoping to live a straight life on the outside. His brother tries to reenlist him into the crime world, but Jamey resists, getting a job as a census taker. Through this job he meets Chun Hua, a Chinese immigrant. Despite all of their problems, the two seem to fall in love, but their worlds insist on keeping them apart... Written by Anonymous

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El precio de la libertad  »

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[Jamey talking to an old woman, who's husband is dead. The old woman, however, does not think her husband is dead]
Jamey Meadows: Does this person speak any other languages than English at home?
Valerie Margeson: No, and you do not have to whisper. His hearing aid is off.
Jamey Meadows: How well does Mr. Margeson speak English? Would you say: Very well, well, not well or not at all?
Valerie Margeson: I suppose I have to say: Not at all.
Jamey Meadows: Have this person taken a job the last week?
Valerie Margeson: No
Jamey Meadows: No, already have a job? No, temporary ill? Or no for other reasons?
Valerie Margeson: Other ...
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A Gem of a Film
6 July 2001 | by (Mississippi) – See all my reviews

It's a shame that Row Your Boat did not receive a big theatrical release. It's the kind of quality story that's missing from the local cineplex. Each cast member does an astounding job with his/her character, especially Jon Bon Jovi. He is perfect as the sweet, sensitive, charming, and slightly insecure Jamey Meadows. Row Your Boat is a tale of love and morality. Jamey Meadows is an every day hero, struggling to do right when wrong is pulling at him. This film is one of the few worth the purchase price. It's the rare gem of a movie that will be watched over and over and get recommended to friends, family, and complete strangers at the video store.


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