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The Poor & Hungry (2000)

A Memphis car thief falls in love with one of his victims, an attractive cellist.

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Cast

Credited cast:
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Eli Foote
Lindsey Roberts ...
Harper
Lake Latimer ...
Amanda
John Still ...
Mr. Coles
Keenon Nikita ...
Archie
Dennis Phillippi ...
Bobo
T.C. Sharpe ...
Cowboy Urles
Jay Munn ...
Preacher
Wanda Wilson ...
Miss Wanda
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Karl Chambless ...
Beale Street Tourist
Lazarus Hawk ...
Dealer
Larry Moore
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A Memphis car thief falls in love with one of his victims, an attractive cellist.

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Welcome to Memphis.

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Craig Brewer: He can be seen in the mirror filming the scene where Harper is working in the strip club. See more »

Quotes

[Eli and Harper are walking to Amanda's concert at the University of Memphis. Harper begins looking up at the sky]
Harper: This is like a date!
Eli Foote: It ain't like that...
Harper: With a real live girl!
Eli Foote: What are you doing?
Harper: Oh, I was just looking for the flying pigs. Come on, Casanova, let's go get us some culture.
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"Dedicated to Walter Brewer." See more »

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Hex & Hell
Written by Jason Freeman
Performed by Jason Freeman
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Excellent Movie
22 November 2001 | by (North Carolina, USA) – See all my reviews

This was one of the best movies I have seen all year. I am not usually into independent films, but this is defanatly one to see! I would recommend this movie to anyone, as I'm sure that I will. Check around on the Independant channels and tune it!


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