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Brooklyn Lobster (2005)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  4 November 2005 (USA)
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Giorgio's Lobster Farm has been a tradition in Brooklyn for over 65 years. Manned by an eccentric crew and serving the best seafood in the state, the renowned establishment now faces grave ... See full summary »

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Frank Giorgio
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Michael Giorgio
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Lauren Wallace
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Aimee Wallace
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Giorgio's Lobster Farm has been a tradition in Brooklyn for over 65 years. Manned by an eccentric crew and serving the best seafood in the state, the renowned establishment now faces grave financial troubles. The Giorgio family must find a way to hold on to the business or risk losing the cornerstone of their identity. Under pressure, each member of the family is forced to take a new tack in their personal relationships. Written by Anonymous

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semi autobiographical

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A true Brooklyn story.

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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4 November 2005 (USA)  »

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The Lobster Farm  »

Box Office

Budget:

$200,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$11,729 (USA) (4 November 2005)

Gross:

$138,267 (USA) (7 April 2006)
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During production, the working title of the film was "Lobster Farm". See more »

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In memory of Billy Erwin See more »

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Written by Daniel Adam Warren
Performed by Daniel Adam Warren
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well worth the trouble
28 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw the movie at a local indie film venue in NY suburbia -- Jacob Burns films center. Audience applauded at the conclusion as did I. This is a nice film with some great performances by a solid ensemble of some well known and not so well known folks. The grainy texture of the print for me added to the experience. The dialogue was exceptional in its simplicity and feel of reality. Danny Aiello and Jane Curtin as Frank and Maureen Georgio played it real and perfectly. No they are not Tracy and Hepburn nor did they hit a false note at any time. Of the supporting cast Daniel Sauli was good, though not superb as their son Michael Georgio. Henry Yuk stood out as the Chinese business man--best friend of Frank. The rest of the cast adds atmosphere to the piece with spare dialogue that gives a sense of who they are without involving them. In sum--this is rewarding film for film lovers.


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