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Smiling Fish & Goat on Fire (1999)
"Goat on Fire and Smiling Fish" (original title)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  10 March 2000 (USA)
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Two brothers share a house in LA's Fairfax district: Tony's a feckless actor, Chris is an accountant. Both are in relationships on rocky ground. As these emotions swirl, Tony meets his US ... See full summary »

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Chris Remi
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Alison
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Tony Remi
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Nicole (as Heather Jae Marie)
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Burt
Melba Englander ...
Nurse
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Clive Winter
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Kathy
Miriam Billington ...
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Phil
Richard Cody ...
Rugby Guy #1
Deanna Aho ...
Girl on Porch
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Party Girl #1
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Party Girl #2
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Two brothers share a house in LA's Fairfax district: Tony's a feckless actor, Chris is an accountant. Both are in relationships on rocky ground. As these emotions swirl, Tony meets his US Postal Service letter carrier, a single mom named Kathy who's come to LA from Wyoming with her daughter, a budding actress. Chris meets Anna, an Italian beauty working in the States for a few months wrangling animals on movie sets. Chris also befriends Clive, an aging and crusty man whose longing for his recently-deceased wife is a portrait of true love. Can Clive's example help Chris sort out his love life, and can Tony grow up enough to see the possibilities with Kathy and her daughter? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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two brothers, four women and the search for Magnetic Perfection

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated R for language, some sexual content and brief drug use
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Smiling Fish & Goat on Fire  »

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Budget:

$40,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$12,994 (USA) (25 August 2000)

Gross:

$277,233 (USA) (10 November 2000)
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The film was shot on a schedule consisting of only 12 days. And on a budget of $40,000. See more »

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Chris Remi: Come on by, I'll do your taxes.
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This movie says: Take a chance on me!
14 June 2002 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

I took a chance when I got this one from my local library. And I'm happy I did! This is no masterpiece, but it's still a surprisingly likeable piece of work. I especially liked the Clive's character, played by Bill Henderson. And I fell in love with Rosemarie Addeo! In all, a nice independent film.

Out of 100, I gave it 75. That's good for **½ out of ****.

Seen at home, in Toronto, on April 23rd, 2002.


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