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Nola (2003)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  8 May 2003 (USA)
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An urban fairy tale-romantic comedy, in which Nola, an aspiring songwriter, leaves an abusive Kansas home and journeys to New York to find her biological father. Once there, she finds more ... See full summary »

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An urban fairy tale-romantic comedy, in which Nola, an aspiring songwriter, leaves an abusive Kansas home and journeys to New York to find her biological father. Once there, she finds more than she expected. Written by ann wilson

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She came to the city looking for a dream, what she found was everything.

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Rated R for language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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$8,058 (USA) (29 August 2003)

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$8,058 (USA) (29 August 2003)
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Nola: I don't do men for money. Women either, for that matter.
Margaret Langworthy: Neither do I, honey. At least not anymore.
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Street of Dreams
Performed by Emmy Rossum
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11 February 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Some of the worst dialogue clunkers in the history of cinema. Utterly unrealistic situations and characters. One must suppose that writer/director Hruska thought he was making a charming movie with aspirations to pay homage to Hollywood comedies of the 40s. Problem is, this movie does not have one funny line in its bloated length. Also, the subject matter does not easily lend itself to breezy comedy, and most certainly does not the way it's treated here. Performances are lackluster with special mention going to James Badge Dale as Ben. Mr. Dale has the charisma of a warm turd and, strangely enough, the acting ability of one.


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