If I Had a Hammer (1999)

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Credited cast:
Susan Reno ...
Mrs. Buckley
Kristian Monday ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Brett Beardslee ...
Phil Buckley
John Campana ...
Scott Ford ...
The M.C.
Michael McReynolds ...
Street Musician (as Michael Mcreynolds)
Lisa Records ...
Lorraine Dempsey
Robert Joseph Reid ...
Dan Buckley
Mike Roemer ...
Mr. Dempsey
Mr. Buckley
Gwen Somers ...
Mrs. Dempsey
Jason Kyle Webb ...
Moustapha Hakim
David Zink ...
Bobby Lee Baker


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Fantastic Independent film by Josh Becker
19 July 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If you can find a copy of this film then by all means you should get it and keep it in your collection forever.

Josh Becker had been selling copies of the movie on his website and, to the best of my knowledge, has recently stopped.

This movie is about the changing of an era and is comparable to Orson Well's "The Magnificent Ambersons" and also to the legendary George Lucas's "American Graffiti".

It is an excellent commentary on life in America prior to the arrival of the Beatles and is fully supported by a highly energetic, though mostly unknown, cast.

Lisa Records and Brett Beardslee give wonderful, yet innocent performances and add to the overwhelming charm of this undiscovered diamond.

If you are looking for a wonderful thought provoking movie that isn't about special effects but, mercy me, is actually a well told visual story then "If I Had a Hammer" is just what the doctor ordered.

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