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Cavedweller (2004)

R  |   |  Drama, Music  |  10 September 2011 (Belgium)
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A traumatic event sends a musician (Sedgwick) back to her hometown in an effort to reunite with the daughters she abandoned. To do so, she must confront her abusive ex-husband (Quinn), from whom she fled years ago.

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After rock musician Randall Pritchard's fatal car accident, his wife and band mate Delia Byrd drags their unwilling daughter Cissy from his California home to her own, a Georgia backwater. There they move in with Delia's hard-handed first partner, now terminal Clint Windsor, how she left with their daughters Amanda and Dede, who are now summoned to the 'reassembled' family. Clint's ma completes the messy picture. Written by KGF Vissers

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Featured in The 20th IFP Independent Spirit Awards (2005) See more »

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The Best That I Can
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Liked it a lot
10 November 2005 | by (Jersey City, NJ) – See all my reviews

I was engaged by the movie. Thought the plot was believable enough, the direction good and the acting superior. One of my favorite sleeper films. Also the title song has remained with me, many months later.

I thought the film dealt well with a number of real human situations involving sibling rivalry, sickness and death, the contrast between rural and urban lifestyles, the breakup of the nuclear family, etc. And I wound up caring about all of the main characters. I don't ask much more of a movie.

It does have an indy feel to it, but I thought that added to the charm. I would definitely add it to my library and watch it every now and then.


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