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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 ...
Socialite
Connie Meehan ...
Socialite
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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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A fine little indie about issues, issues, and more issues
31 March 2002 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

"The Young Girl and the Monsoon" tells of a divorced NYC man (Kinney) in a sort of middle-age crisis mode trying to manage the women in his life (lover, daughter, associate/friend) and eventually having to come to grips with them all. An all talk and no action light drama with a sense of humor, this little ensemble indie delivers a thin story about issues with solid performances by all though Muth upstages her co-stars with a sterling performance as a typically brittle teen. Perhaps the best part of the film is just watching some oft unseen actors ply their craft in fine style...too often a rarity, especially in indies. Recommended for mature adults who can identify with the issues.


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