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King of the Corner (2004)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  June 2004 (USA)
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Leo Spivak is drifting through life without a compass. His father is aging fast, his teenage daughter is rebelling, his protégé is after his job and his wife is losing her patience. A twist... See full summary »

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Leo Spivak
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Anthony Berenson
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Ed Shifman
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Louise
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Helen
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Gloria (as Susan Blommert)
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Sol Spivak
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Inez
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Peter Hargrove
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Rachel Spivak
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Elena Spivak
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Dotty
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Stan Marshak
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Nurse Kathleen Delehant
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Betsy Ingraham
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Leo Spivak is drifting through life without a compass. His father is aging fast, his teenage daughter is rebelling, his protégé is after his job and his wife is losing her patience. A twist of fate and some bizarre wisdom from a "freelance rabbi" help Leo navigate the murky waters of his life and turn his crisis into a second-chance. Written by Ardustry Home Entertainment LLC

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Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness. A Comedy.

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for some language and sexual references
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The Pursuit of Happiness  »

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$350,000 (estimated)
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Sincere, touching, and plenty of humor...
1 November 2004 | by (Pittsburgh, PA) – See all my reviews

I had the privilege of attending the screening for this small yet universally meaningful film.

I hope it gets as much distribution as possible, because the actors' remarkable performances bring life to "normal everyday" characters that really remind us of human qualities we can all relate to in our own way.

Humorous bits and pieces keep the film light and tasteful, making it an easily enjoyable hour and twenty minutes.

I recommend this to those looking for an entertaining, worthwhile film.

Keep an eye out especially for the character of Betsy--a notable performance.


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