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West of Here (2002)

R  |   |  Drama, Music, Romance  |  9 June 2002 (USA)
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Finding his only escape in music, Gil Blackwell (Broken English's Josh Hamilton) decides to leave his monotonous business life in Boston when his cousin dies in a car accident. Gil ignores ... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Josiah Blackwell
Gilbert 'Gil' Blackwell
Thomas (as Guillermo Diaz)
Genevieve Anderson
Abriahna Smith ...
Waitress at Lili's Bar (as Abria Smith)
Felica Dyer ...
Woman #1 in Lili's Bar
Susan Alger ...
Woman #2 in Lili's Bar
Sally Blackwell
Gil Blackwell Sr.
Brandon Jansen ...
Basketball Kid
Devin Seligsohn ...
Girl Behind Counter
Gas Station Attendant
Henry Harris ...
Man Walking Husky
Skye Tost ...
Sharra Romany ...
Newspaper Girl (as Shara Jenkins)


Finding his only escape in music, Gil Blackwell (Broken English's Josh Hamilton) decides to leave his monotonous business life in Boston when his cousin dies in a car accident. Gil ignores his father's disapproval and hits the road in the family's antique truck for the promised land of California. On the way a chance encounter reunites him with an old college flame, Genevieve (Fried Green Tomatoes' Mary Stuart Masterson), who joins his journey. With each westward mile, the couple rebuilds their musical aspirations and their feelings for each other in this touching and heartfelt love story. Written by Anonymous

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Drama | Music | Romance

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Rated R for language




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This movie was bad. A valiant effort but still bad.
6 April 2003 | by See all my reviews

This picture is the evidence of a first time director working feverishly to fine tune his craft. I found it boring, horribly acted and visually looked liked soft core pornography one would normally find on Cinemax in the middle of the night.

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