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Neo Ned (2005)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  22 April 2005 (USA)
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Like most kids, Ned idolized his father and dreamed of following in his footsteps. Unfortunately, his father was a two-bit crook who spent most of his life in jail. Without a family of his ... See full summary »

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David E. Allen ...
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Shelly Nelson
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Like most kids, Ned idolized his father and dreamed of following in his footsteps. Unfortunately, his father was a two-bit crook who spent most of his life in jail. Without a family of his own, Ned falls in with the Aryan Brotherhood. Soon after, Ned is placed in a mental hospital where he is mesmerized by a young black girl who believes Adolf Hitler was reincarnated in her. What follows is a gritty character study and poignant love story of two people brought together by a seemingly impossible connection. As a result of that connection, they both find that there is more to a person than what is on the surface. Written by Anonymous

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Tatyana Ali was originally slated for the role of Rachael. See more »

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When Rachel and Ned are confronting her abuser, Ned is wearing a necklace. However, when they are walking out of the shop the necklace disappears. See more »

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Rachael: Just so I understand, um, you're going to have a war to divide up the country, in order to keep blacks away from the whites. Then sneak across the border and meet me for coffee?
Ned: Or a movie of something...
Rachael: It's a date. I'll meet you on the barbed wire fence.
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Absolutely Amazing!!!
25 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this film through the Palm Beach International Film Festival and I absolutely loved it! It is a love story for those of us who don't like love stories. At first, when I read the synopsis I rolled my eyes at the thought of a Neo Nazi man falling in love with a Black woman who believes that she is Adolf Hitler. After viewing the movie, I see now that it involves so much more. Ned is a young man who more than anything wants desperately to be a part of a family and he finds that in Rachel even though she is literally the complete opposite of him and his beliefs.

Both Jeremy Renner and Gabrielle Union do a phenomenal job with their characters. Renner's portrayal of Ned is almost childlike as he yearns for attention- weather it's positive or negative. You can't help but to fall in love with Ned and Rachel and after a while you find yourself routing for them.

Overall I think this is an amazing film and I think that everyone should take the time to watch it! I love this movie more and more every time I see it!


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