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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
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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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Great Indy Film
14 December 2006 | by (Hollywood) – See all my reviews

Great Lakes is a great dark comedy that combines the sorrows of Dara's life along with her love for the quirky Noble. Takes advantage of the beautiful scenery of Lake Superior and shows the true beauty of the Northern Midwest. Very well written and well acted. Off the top of my head I know it has won a few awards including best screenplay in the SMMASH Film Festival back in the Twin Cities. I'd like to see James Byrne get an opportunity to work with a major studio here in Hollywood. From the other comments I've read, it seems that Frozenstate has poor taste in movies. Tisk tisk. I definitely recommend this film if you are looking for a good indy flick, or just a good movie in general.


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