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Stanley's Gig (2000)

An emotionally dysfunctional ukulele minstrel lands a gig at a nursing home where he strikes up an unlikely relationship with an ancient jazz chanteuse and awakens from a lifetime of loneliness and inconsequence.

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Stanley Myer
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Eleanor Whitney
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Leila
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Abe Cohen
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Teddy Branson
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Byron Fujisaki
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Jeff Fujisaki (as Rodney Kegeyama)
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An emotionally dysfunctional ukulele minstrel lands a gig at a nursing home where he strikes up an unlikely relationship with an ancient jazz chanteuse and awakens from a lifetime of loneliness and inconsequence.

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a wonderful, moving movie.
21 July 2000 | by See all my reviews

Please go see this film. It is what movies used to be in the golden age of cinema. Simple, moving, a joy. The performances are award winning. And I heard the movie was done for less then $600,000.00. Wow! The music alone makes this movie worth seeing. A pure film from start to finish.


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