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Sugar Town (1999)

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Unimpassioned look at the lives of struggling L.A. scene rock stars follows main character, Gwen, on her quest for the top. Working as an assistant to a film production designer, she tries ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jade Gordon ...
Gwen
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Clive
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Nick
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Jonesy
Larry Klein ...
Burt
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Carl
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Kate
Marion Moseley ...
In Utero Baby
Veronica Nommenson ...
Violet
Elena Nommenson ...
Rose
Amelia Nommenson ...
Daisy
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Liz
Nicholas Walker ...
Masseuse
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Eva
Jeffrey McDonald ...
Kevin (as Jeff McDonald)
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Unimpassioned look at the lives of struggling L.A. scene rock stars follows main character, Gwen, on her quest for the top. Working as an assistant to a film production designer, she tries to steal her boy friend who is a music producer by offering sexual favors. The producer meanwhile is trying to orchestrate a comeback for a former glam band played by Michael Des Barres (of Power Station fame), John Taylor (from Duran Duran), and Martin Kemp (from Spandau Ballet). Rosanna Arquette plays the former movie star wife of the lead singer, who is fretting because she has just been offered the role as the mother of one of the new ingenious. Beverly D'Angelo also shows up as a millionairess who agrees to bankroll the group, but only if she gets a roll in the hay with the lead singer. All of the career problems, including drug proclivity, are represented in this film. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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The best place to be. See more »

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Comedy | Music

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Rated R for strong language, some drug content and sexuality | See all certifications »
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10 January 2001 (France)  »

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Untitled Anders-Voss Project  »

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Budget:

$250,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$42,668 (USA) (17 September 1999)

Gross:

$177,840 (USA) (12 November 1999)
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The three girls that played the Carl's daughters are John Doe's children in real life. See more »

Soundtracks

Runnin' from No Place to Nowhere
Written and Performed by Tiffany Anders
Copyright Charmed Music
Courtesy of Up Records
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8 June 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Yes, I am a sucker for Rosanna Arquette. She actually did very well in this film as a former horror film actress married to the lead singer of a rock band that is trying to make a comeback.

Rockers include John Taylor from Duran Duran, Michael Des Barres from Detective, John Doe from X, and Martin Kemp from Spandau Ballet.

Also features Ally Sheedy (High Art, Man's Best Friend) and Beverly D'Angelo (American History X, Vegas Vacation).

Vincent Berry (Free Willy 3: The Rescue, "Manhattan AZ," Baby) was really cute as a son, who was a product of a rock concert get together, and dropped at the door by mom. Turns out he is a big fan of horror movies and that helps with bonding with the lovely Rosanna. Cool.


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