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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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Kerry Miller
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Justin Wallace
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Aimee Wallace
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Tommy C.
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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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$200,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

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$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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21 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Finally- a true independent film that believes that well developed characters, realistic dialogue, and a true to life story make a good film instead of explosions and potty humor.

Every performance is nuanced, every character flawed, every joke funny... and it clearly a labor of love. I look forward to when this movie is released in more theaters so I can see it again. Who doesn't want to watch something that makes you feel good in an entirely plausible context? It is nice to escape when you are the movies, but it also nice to believe what you are escaping to can happen.

I actually believed the people in this movie were a family and cared about each other. And who knew that the lobster business would be so interesting?


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