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Lymelife (2008) Poster

(2008)

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Dedicated to Derick Martini's late grandparents.
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The role of Mickey Bartlett was written with Alec Baldwin in mind.
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While the film was being developed at the Sundance filmmaker's lab, Kieran Culkin played the role of Scott in all of the experimental scenes the Martinis shot. When it came time to make the film for real, Kieran's younger brother, Rory Culkin was offered the role because Kieran had become too old to play it. After reading the script and watching the experimental scenes from the lab, Rory said yes.
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Jennifer Jason Leigh had been attached for the role of Brenda Barlett for many years. But when the film finally came into production she wasn't available. Jill Hennessy replaced her.
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Alec Baldwin, Cynthia Nixon, Rory Culkin, Timothy Hutton and Kieran Culkin were attached to the film for four years.
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During production, Alec Baldwin worked 7-day weeks, splitting his days between the film and the television series 30 Rock (2006).
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The film is loosely based on the Martinis' own childhood experiences.
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Emile Hirsch and Ryan Gosling were also attached to the film in its early stages.
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During a Q&A at Sundance Film Festival, Director Derick Martini reported working with a budget of $1.5 million.
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Kieran Culkin and Rory Culkin play brothers in the movie, are also brothers in real life.
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The script was developed at the 2002 Sundance filmmaker's lab and was one of the focal points of the Robert Redford produced documentary Sundance 20 (2002), which is an inside look at the lab's process.
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Recipient of the Toronto Film Festival's International Critic's Award.
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Was accepted into both the Toronto International Film Festival and The Sundance Film Festival.
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Derick Martini and Steven Martini provide the radio interview voice over which plays before the opening credits of the film.
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