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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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Maureen Giorgio
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Michael Giorgio
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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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Lost Water
Written by Daniel Adam Warren
Performed by Daniel Adam Warren
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Our Farm
23 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie at a screening in New York City and really liked it! It's a warm, charming and timeless tale of a family coming together during less-than-ideal times. The premise revolves around a family rallying to save their generations old lobster business. The characters are recognizable and easy to identify with, allowing for an enjoyable movie-going experience which leaves you with a smile on your face (especially as you remember how your own family emerged after facing similar woes together, lobster business or no.)

The music is fun, the lobsters are omnipresent, and the story is engrossing. Enjoy!


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