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The Civilization of Maxwell Bright (2005)

 -  Drama  -  28 September 2007 (USA)
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After a series of bad relationships, a man orders a mail order bride and receives more than he bargained for.

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Max Bright
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Mai Ling
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Mr. Wroth
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Jaurice
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Dr. O'Shannon
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Berdette
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Arlis
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Jackson
Rick Mali ...
Timo
Constance Hsu ...
Mrs. Wroth
Bryan Clark ...
Justice of the Peace
Erryn Cleaver ...
Erin the Makeup Artist
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Gabby Client (scenes deleted)
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Buddy DeHare
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Helen
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After a series of bad relationships, a man orders a mail order bride and receives more than he bargained for.

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Rated R for strong language including sexual references, some sexuality and graphic nudity | See all certifications »

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During the standoff at the store, the gun Max is holding jumps from one hand to the other. See more »

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Max Bright: [to caretaker] The next time you see me, you forgive me if I don't hold up my end of the conversation.
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Hilarious and Dark
11 November 2003 | by (LOS ANGELES) – See all my reviews

Sex and Violence maintains an even resonance of brutal poetry, and it's also very very funny. Patrick Warburton brings enough vulnerablility to the despicable Max Bright such that his bilious reaction to life and the people in his sphere is bitingly funny. Ultimately S&V is all about pain and suffering, disease and abusiveness, but in such a way that the theatre where I saw it was rolling with laughter. My stomach muscles ached from laughing so hard. It felt like a Tennessee Williams play done really really well.


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