The Poor & Hungry (2000)

 |  Drama  |  4 August 2000 (USA)
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A Memphis car thief falls in love with one of his victims, an attractive cellist.



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Credited cast:
Eric Tate ...
Eli Foote
Lindsey Roberts ...
Lake Latimer ...
John Still ...
Mr. Coles
Keenon Nikita ...
Dennis Phillippi ...
T.C. Sharpe ...
Cowboy Urles
Jay Munn ...
Wanda Wilson ...
Miss Wanda
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Karl Chambless ...
Beale Street Tourist
Lazarus Hawk ...
Larry Moore


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

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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 »


[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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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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