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  (in credits order)

Jon Bon Jovi ... Jamey Meadows

Bai Ling ... Chun Hua

William Forsythe ... Gil Meadows

Jill Hennessy ... Patti

Peter Kwong ... Tony Lo Fat

John Ventimiglia ... Anton
Joseph Michael Marmo ... Joey / Gangster
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Diane Chang ... Han Feng - mother-in-law
Quentin Heggs ... Jiggy

Thomas Lennon ... Census Taker

Bridget Moynahan ... Apartment Owner

Alysia Reiner ... (scenes deleted)

Ava Lee Scott ... Neighbor (as Alba Albanese)
Joey Vega
Alvin Walker ... Jamey's street friend
Huan Wang ... Chun Hua's husband

Eileen Galindo ... Latina Girl in Apartment Building (uncredited)
John Quincy Lee ... Kidnapped Hostage (uncredited)

William J. Mendola ... Guy Kissing Girl on Bench (uncredited)
Ray Tom ... Gangster (uncredited)

Directed by
Sollace Mitchell 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Sollace Mitchell  writer

Produced by
Mary-Jane April .... line producer
Jennifer Dewis .... executive producer
Chip Duncan .... producer
Charles Falzon .... co-executive producer
Harvey Kahn .... producer
Lindsay Marx .... executive producer
Karen Montgomery .... co-producer
Charles Reiner .... executive producer
Claudia Vianello .... producer
Original Music by
Cinematography by
Michael F. Barrow 
Zoltán David 
Film Editing by
Alex Albanese 
Casting by
Sheila Jaffe 
Georgianne Walken 
Production Design by
Joe Warson 
Set Decoration by
Elizabeth Meyerson 
Costume Design by
Kristen Couchot 
Makeup Department
Nicki Ledermann .... key makeup artist
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jolyon Handler .... first assistant director
Amanda Slater .... second assistant director
Art Department
Deborah M. Staab .... property master (as Debbie Staab)
Sound Department
Matthew Armstrong .... boom operator
Brian Bowles .... dialogue editor
Patrick Dundas .... adr supervisor
Mark Holland .... re-recording mixer
Mark Holland .... sound designer
Frank Morrone .... re-recording mixer
Noah Timan .... production sound mixer
Visual Effects by
Yakov Baytler .... 3D effects animator
Roy Farfel .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Todd Csernecky .... best boy electric
Meraby Ellis .... best boy grip
Casting Department
Kristine Bulakowski .... extras casting: in-house
Location Management
Alfonso Trinidad .... location assistant
Rose Viggiano .... assistant location manager
Music Department
Phil Ramone .... music supervisor
Other crew
Marco Ajello .... production assistant
Liza Alhadeff .... production assistant
Lisa Arnone .... script supervisor
Ed Baran .... publicist

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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 reasons...
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Don't miss this film!, 22 February 2000
Author: hoarse ( from Sydney, Australia

Row Your Boat is a drama but includes a lot of humour. Jon Bon Jovi proves yet again that he CAN act. This role was made for him and he is very relaxed playing Jamie Meadows. Jamie is an ex-con(serving time for a crime his brother committed)who upon release finds himself homeless. Promising himself to keep on the straight and narrow, he fights not only society but his brother. Meeting Spring Flower(Bai Ling) he has yet another reason to stay clean. In the end, it all depends on Jamie to do the right thing. Great film - don't miss it!

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