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Brooklyn Lobster (2005)

R  |   |  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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Joey
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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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A true Brooklyn story.

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

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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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Saw this in LA
19 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this film at a screening in LA recently and truly enjoyed it. Genuine and full of heart, and I thought the acting was terrific. I don't know why Danny Aiello hasn't had more leading roles before this, and I was impressed by Jane Curtain in a drama since she's really only been in comedies, like SNL. Once I was immersed in the story, I really felt for these characters, and I could definitely identify with the son's conflicted feelings of loyalty towards his dad and his dad's business. No matter what happens, you will always love your parents, but often times there are things about them that drive you crazy and make you swear you'll never be like them. I thought this movie was well-written -- the dialogue seemed like conversations between real people, not trite like a lot of Hollywood movies. Nice to see an indie that you can actually relate to.


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