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April's Shower (2003)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  26 June 2004 (USA)
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April's Shower is a comedy about love, romance and expectation. The story follows unpredictable twists and turns until it climaxes with a madcap finale. The hilarity belies the poignancy of... See full summary »

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April
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Rocco
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August
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Kelly
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Sophie
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Devin
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Roxy
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Denise Miller ...
Vicki
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Jake (as Joe Tabbanella)
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Mary Beth (as Victoria Reiniger)
Euan K. MacDonald ...
Fergus (as Euan MacDonald)
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April's Shower is a comedy about love, romance and expectation. The story follows unpredictable twists and turns until it climaxes with a madcap finale. The hilarity belies the poignancy of truth and love and the laughter is punctuated with honesty, tenderness and pain. At the beginning, the cast assembles for a seemingly traditional wedding shower. The action is captured inside an eclectic, three-story craftsman - itself serving as a central character to the story. As the script progresses, layers are slowly pulled away revealing secret relationships and subversive undercurrents - the wedding shower quickly becomes a free for all. Just when we think we have a grasp on each character's inner-motives, more characters get sucked into the fray altering everyone's dynamic and the course of April's "perfect" shower. We open on the main character Alex, a chef, put out by her effort for the shower and struggling with her desire to make things "picture-perfect." She is really hiding her true ... Written by Christopher Racster

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Rated R for language, sexual content and some drug use | See all certifications »
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$1,000,000 (estimated)

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$13,237 (USA) (13 January 2006)

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$16,255 (USA) (24 March 2006)
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Alex: Why are you attracted to women?
Fergus: Because they're beautiful creatures!
Alex: Why do you think I am attracted to them?
Fergus: Because you're a lesbian!
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Stinkeroo!
18 July 2006 | by (Chicago, Illinois) – See all my reviews

Wow this was bad. The only reason I rented it in the first place was because I went to school with Lara Harris (she plays Kelly, and what a horrible English accent! Stick to modeling, Lara!) I couldn't even get through the whole thing and didn't even realize it was about lesbians until I came here to read the reviews. That's how bad it was. I rented it via Netflix and 20 minutes into it, ejected the smelly thing from my DVD and immediately mailed it back. Ack, it was awful! The characters were one-dimensional at best. Porn star named Spring Dawn? Gay sidekick? Obnoxious materialistic straight friend? Slacker brother? Dare I go on? I didn't even see the main character April or her fiancé Paulie on screen because I didn't get that far. As God is my witness, I shall never rent another movie without reading more reviews!


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