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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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Russell Branson
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Smiling Jack
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Joshua
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Grace
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Record Store Clerk
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Jules (as William Erwin)
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Byron Fujisaki
Rodney Kageyama ...
Jeff Fujisaki (as Rodney Kegeyama)
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Steve
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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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See it anyway.
4 July 2002 | by (Michigan) – See all my reviews

This was not a great movies. It wasn't even a really good one. But see it, anyway. William Sanderson is a character that you will never forget, and he plays the role with impeccable perfection. Forget about the defects in the film and the other characters who are less than great. Just sit back, with no expectations of anything great, and let Sanderson walk you through a nice but very simple story.


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