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Winter Passing (2005)

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Actress Reese Holden has been offered a small fortune by a book editor if she can secure for publication the love letters that her father, a reclusive novelist, wrote to her mother, who has... See full summary »

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Actress Reese Holden has been offered a small fortune by a book editor if she can secure for publication the love letters that her father, a reclusive novelist, wrote to her mother, who has since passed away. Returning to Michigan, Reese finds that an ex-grad student and a would-be musician have moved in with her father, who cares more about his new friends than he does about his own health and well-being. Written by IMDb Editors

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Sometimes you go looking for something you want. . . and find what you need.

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Rated R for language, some drug use and sexuality | See all certifications »

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15 June 2006 (Portugal)  »

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Au fil de l'hiver  »

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Budget:

$3,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$28,091, 17 February 2006, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$101,228, 9 April 2006
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The person posing as Reese's mother in the pictures on the wall is Zooey Deschanel's real-life mother, Mary Jo Deschanel. See more »

Goofs

The end credits list the family name for Don and Reese as being "Holden", however, on the title/cover page for "Golf", the new manuscript for the book by Don, the name is typed as "Holdin." Also, on the cover of the book which Don sent to Reese on her opening night the author's name is spelled "Holdin." See more »

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Shelley: Would he ever show you his stuff?
Reese Holdin: I had to buy every book he has written.
Shelley: Must have been an interesting childhood.
Reese Holdin: Yeah. Competing for attention with twin No.3 Underwood typewriters won't do too much for your self-esteem.
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Soundtracks

De-Da Dementia
(2003)
Written by Bill Taylor, Ryan Richardson, Clarque Johnson,
Kenneth Stephenson and Paul Finn
Performed by Kingsbury Manx
Courtesy of Overcoat Recordings
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Sleeping would be a better way to spend your time
5 December 2008 | by See all my reviews

This is one of the worst movies I have ever seen, despite touting a cast that I adore. Painfully aware of itself and desperate to fit the "indie" mold, this film is the pits. You know those girls in college that brood and "secretly" cut themselves but then go out in tank tops because they want you to know how deep they are? That's basically the same thing this movie is trying to do: prove that it's naturally deep when it's just a calculated genre film (sad that indie is now a genre instead of a means of producing something via independent financing). If you're that eager to waste your time I suggest taking a nap over watching this movie.


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