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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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Aimee Wallace
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Joey
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David Miller
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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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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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Written by Daniel Adam Warren
Performed by Daniel Adam Warren
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a great movie
29 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It is rare to see these days such a true to life film. the director delivers an extraordinary story of the truth of the human character. The depth of passion expelled from each look and each frame is amazing. Never have I seen such truth put on screen.

It is the way of the world, It is the truth of the hardship of living.

Based on a true Brooklyn story about an Italian family in the middle of some rocky patches.

The lines and thoughts stay with you long after the movie has ended. The characters just felt like people that I know. People with real problems nothing melodramatic which was nice to see.


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