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Firecracker (2005)

 -  Crime | Drama | Mystery  -  11 October 2005 (USA)
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A tale of murder in small-town Kansas. When Jimmy is lured away from his abusive family by a traveling sideshow carnival, he encounters Sandra, one of the main attractions. The happiness ... See full summary »

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Selene Luna ...
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Susie Legault ...
Buffalola (as Susie Cravens Legault)
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The Other Man (as Sean Shuford)
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A tale of murder in small-town Kansas. When Jimmy is lured away from his abusive family by a traveling sideshow carnival, he encounters Sandra, one of the main attractions. The happiness they find together causes them to confront the darkness in their lives. Written by Anonymous

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Originally, 'Mike Patton' wasn't going to play the leading role but only the smaller part of The Green Man. However, Patton was chosen to replace Dennis Hopper as Frank and Hopper was let go. See more »

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The Biggest "small" movie ever made
13 July 2005 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

The Biggest "small" movie ever made. That is an understatement. The term "independent film" conjures up images of low-priced film-making, unsteady shots, slackers, "cool" underdogs and story lines as pretentious as the filmmaker looking through the lens. When I think of an "independent film" I don't tend to think of high-class film-making. That is, until now. Never have I seen an independent film as outstanding as Firecracker. It isn't fare to compare Firecracker with other indie flicks. There is simply no comparison. Having seen Wamego: A Documentary, Making Movies Anywhere, I am astounded at the level of expertise summoned to craft this work of genius. The Balderson's seem really down to earth, too. That alone is something rare. Great job, guys!


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