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Thank You, Good Night (2001)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Music  -  2001 (USA)
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It's April 1994. The Handy Kaufmans are New Jersey's foremost underachieving rock band. Kurt Cobain has just committed suicide, and this band full of slackers is about to embark on one ... See full summary »

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Donnie (as J.P. Pitoc)
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Lee
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Big Frank
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Mike
Matthew Bordofsky ...
Record Shop Clerk (as Matt Bordofsky)
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TV Host
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TV Carpenter
Bret Domrose ...
Jim
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Doreen
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Karl, Lee's Father
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Elliott (as Eddie Singletary)
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Nick
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Trixie (as Lara Boyd Rhodes)
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Cafe Owner
Sam Scarber ...
Shitty Hotel Clerk
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It's April 1994. The Handy Kaufmans are New Jersey's foremost underachieving rock band. Kurt Cobain has just committed suicide, and this band full of slackers is about to embark on one final tour. They've been at it for four years. Either they make it big this time they grab the brass ring of a record contract or they resign themselves to a life of nine-to-five mediocrity. Lee, the band leader and drummer, is a control freak who also never finishes what he starts. Mike, the chief songwriter, tries to emulate the tortured-artist lifestyle of the rock-and-roll icons he idolizes, like Cobain. Donnie, lead singer and compulsive womanizer, and Big Frank, the incompetent but golden-hearted manager, round out the band personnel. (Their bassist, Jim, electrocutes himself in a drunken pissing contest.) The Kaufmans are joined by last-minute replacement Trixie, a wild rock-and-roll beauty and bassist who sparks up Lee's dormant romantic instincts. What will this tour across the Midwest and New ... Written by Inman Young

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...when the show ends, life begins.

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The original script by Chris Provenzano was entitled "Roadkill" prior to Chuck Griffith optioning it. He gave it the new title based on the infamous line in the script after the bassist blows up the stage. See more »

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Big Frank: This sucks! No one knows who the Handy Outfits are!
Club Owner: Nobody knows who the hell the Handy Kaufmans are either!
Big Frank: Well, this band is very big in New Brunswick!
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Spiritual Advisor to Robert Zimmer, Jr See more »

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I WISH YOU WERE DEAD
Written by Andre Devon Magone and Robert Zimmer Jr.
Performed by Michael Duff
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11 April 2002 | by (Florida) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie at the Tambay Film Festival in Tampa and I really enjoyed it. There was excellent acting and directing, and the cinematography was good for such a limited budget and resources. Chuck did a good job!


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