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Row Your Boat (1999)

 -  Drama | Crime | Romance  -  April 1999 (USA)
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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... 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
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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
Huan Wang ...
Chun Hua's husband
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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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[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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Excellent - strong performances; touching & moving
27 May 2004 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

A great little sleeper movie, with outstanding work from the ensemble cast - especially Bai Ling (expected) and Jon Bon Jovi (less expected, but nicely impressive).

A very New York movie, kind of a "Mean Streets" love story. Bon Jovi plays an ex-con trying to get his act together; Bai Ling plays the unhappily married immigrant he falls for. William Forsythe is good as Bon Jovi's criminal brother. Jill Hennessy is funny & sexy (great wig!) as the girlfriend.

Some violence, and an unexpected ending I didn't see coming; also, some very droll, drily funny scenes with Bon Jovi's character as a census taker dealing with wacky New Yorkers - look for the corpse scene!

The strongest part of the movie is the love story between Bon Jovi's 'Jamey' and Bai Ling's 'Chun Hua' - which starts as a romantic comedy. Very funny dialogue in the teaching-her-English scenes.

All in all, a satisfying, gritty movie with strong relationships and a dire, unexpected plot twist. Worth a look!


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