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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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Maureen Giorgio
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Michael Giorgio
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Lauren 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  »

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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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In memory of Billy Erwin See more »

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Lost Water
Written by Daniel Adam Warren
Performed by Daniel Adam Warren
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Movie For Baby Boomers
22 June 2005 | by (Queens, NY) – See all my reviews

I saw this film at the Union Square screening and was simply thrilled to see a film for people over 35 years old. WE STILL GO TO THE MOVIES! I saw this with my sister who is getting up there (okay she's 48..Sorry :) We both had tears in our eyes at the end. To sit in audience and have this experience go on a ride that has adult characters going through real situations. Who decided to kill this for us?? They've already killed CBS FM what's next?! We have DVD players too! I love my Netflix account. This pushing us out to pasture while the fart joke movies dominate makes me sick. I still want to go to movies. This movie had such a warm natural cadence. Jane Curtin and Danny Aiello were simply a real married couple that have been through a good deal of sh** together. They still had love but a past that showed many bumps, many choices and all in their eye contact. It was a wonderful ride with a REAL FAMILY! Felt like mine but Italian not French/ Irish!! :)


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