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Tiptoes (2003)

Two brothers - a dwarf (Rolfe) and one of typical size (Steve). When Steve's girlfriend Carol becomes pregnant, the pair are fearful that the baby will inherit the dwarfism gene. Matters ... See full summary »

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Two brothers - a dwarf (Rolfe) and one of typical size (Steve). When Steve's girlfriend Carol becomes pregnant, the pair are fearful that the baby will inherit the dwarfism gene. Matters are complicated still further when she finds herself falling in love with Rolfe. Written by Earl Baker

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It's the Little Things in Life that Matter.

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Rated R for language and some sexuality | See all certifications »
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Director Matthew Bright was fired after he turned in his cut, and the whole film was then re-edited. Peter Dinklage has said the original director's cut, which screened in Austin, TX, was "gorgeous", but the people who fired Bright "ruined the movie". See more »

Goofs

At the Saharan hotel, when Lucy adjusts Maurice's back her round suitcase displays a 'love yourself' label reading right-side-up. In the next shot the label is missing. And then, when Lucy goes to pour another drink, the label is shown again reading upside-down. See more »

Quotes

Carol: So you had a circle jerk with a bunch of little people? I would love to see that!
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Connections

Featured in Tosh.0: Hurdle Fail Girls (Rematch) (2011) See more »

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Melbourne Mansion
Music by Curt Sobel and Gary Schreiner
Mixed by David Barratt
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fairly good film
16 August 2004 | by See all my reviews

I don't know why this film got such bad reviews on IMDb. I'm becoming a big fan of Kate Beckinsale and this project is a natural progression in her career. I first saw her in 'much ado about nothing'.

the movie is about little people but is most definitely not patronizing. it shows a variety of life situations and problems they face, from social to medical to how to get laid. it really was a realistic film and thas what I look for, PLAUSIBILITY, regardless of the genre.

don't be afraid of the R rating, there isn't any nudity and just a bit of the f word here and there. I'm not surprised it won an award at sundance, regardless of how many people walked out. maybe they couldn't face such a challenge to their stereotypes of little people.

7/10


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