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The Young Girl and the Monsoon (1999)

A photojournalist (Terry Kinney) upsets his daughter (Ellen Muth) and loses his girlfriend (Mili Avital) by covering stories in remote and dangerous locations.

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Hank
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Constance
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Erin
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Frankie
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Giovanna
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Jack
Christine Mehrlich ...
Teenage Girl #1
Liana Ryan ...
Teenage Girl #2
Lee Wong ...
Waiter
Eugene Leong ...
Cook
Candyce Mason ...
Candy
Tina Flaherty ...
Tina von Gal
James Ryan ...
Man on Street
Patricia Francy ...
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Connie Meehan ...
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A photojournalist (Terry Kinney) upsets his daughter (Ellen Muth) and loses his girlfriend (Mili Avital) by covering stories in remote and dangerous locations.

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27 April 2001 (USA)  »

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$5,768 (USA) (4 May 2001)

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$8,759 (USA) (11 May 2001)
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Constance: My mom told me that my dad was doing an assignment in like, um, Rwanda - I don't know, some place like that - and he accidentally stood on a landmine. She said the first he he thought was, I can't photograph this, it's under my foot. So he took out a pencil and paper and made notes about it and all. You know, to have in case you had to write an essay on it or something. And then he counted to three, and jumped off. And the mine never went off. He told my mom not to tell me about it...
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this movie rocks
9 March 2003 | by (Indiana) – See all my reviews

This movie is played all the time on showtime, if you ever want to see it. Plus it is coming out on DVD (15,000) copies sometime soon. It is a beautiful story about complicated relationships both parental and romantic. Personally, I think Mili Avital did a beautiful job, as she always does, and I wish that i could see her more often in movies. She was once named most promising actress... but i haven't seen her in much. Well good luck Mili and see this movie, a solid independent film and moving story.


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