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Stanley's Gig (2000)

Not Rated | | Drama, Music | 19 June 2000 (USA)
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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Teddy Branson
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Joshua
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Grace
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Jules (as William Erwin)
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Byron Fujisaki
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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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A rewarding surprise and a great performance.
2 September 2003 | by See all my reviews

William Sanderson is not a name that people immediately recognize, but in this little film, Mr. Sanderson does an outstanding performance that held my attention. So many cliches in this film but so well done that one can readily forgive its predictability. It's not a matter of what is done, but just how well it's done. I looked at this film by chance, but I shall not forget it.


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