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Great Lakes (2002)

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Fresh out of prison, Dara is on a mission to scatter her mother's ashes.

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Credited cast:
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Sylvie
Robert Berdahl ...
Rodney
Jeff Gilson ...
Noble
Marshall Hambro ...
Sarrow
Ingrid Hoyt ...
Mrs. Bottle
Carolyn Jenkins ...
Teal
Heidi Jo Langseth ...
Dara
Nancy Marvy ...
Henrietta
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Dan
Terry O'Sullivan ...
Norman
Louis Porter ...
Jeff
Kurt Schweickhardt ...
Walter
Eric Steen ...
Gordy
Gedney Tuttle ...
Mr. Bottle
Margie Weaver ...
Barbara
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Fresh out of prison, Dara is on a mission to scatter her mother's ashes in Lake Superior. She meets Noble, an endearing bundle of tragic flaws, and sparks fly between these two lost but likeable souls. Together they set off from Minneapolis to Duluth on what they think will be a redemptive and romantic road trip to the North Shore. They are abruptly sidetracked when Dara accidentally runs over someone on a lonely country road and wrongly takes the blame. The fatal accident was actually choreographed by Henrietta, a Kervorkian wannabe, and Dara and Noble become Henrietta's unwitting pawns. Against their better judgment, Dara and Noble agree to deliver the body to Duluth and hope that will be the end of it. But their troubles have just begun. Dealing with the aftermath of the 'accident' brings out the best and the worst in them. Twists of fate along the way test and strain their relationship even further. They persevere and in the end a startling surprise bubbles to the surface that ... Written by Friction Films

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5 May 2002 (USA)  »

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A fun indy film with substance
18 December 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film is quickly becoming a cult classic among my friends and myself. It definitely has a low-budget feel and some of the acting from a few minor characters could use work, but it has that independent low-budget charm that has become so popular amongst those who prefer to delve into the finer points of film and shy away from the high-budget plastic of Hollywood. If you prefer a bang bang shoot 'em up flick or if you're always waiting for the lead female to take her clothes off, this movie WILL make you yawn. If you're looking for substance, character development, and humor that ranges from subtle (why are they sitting the middle of the road??) to intense (I can't give this one away), you'll appreciate this film.


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