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The Cake Eaters (2007)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Romance  -  13 March 2009 (USA)
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Two families are brought together by the return of one family's son -- a reunion that conjures up old ghosts and issues that must be addressed.

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Marg Kaminski
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Guy Kimbrough
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Easy Kimbrough
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Stephanie
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Dwight 'Beagle' Kimbrough
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Violet Kaminski
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Lloyd
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Ceci Kimbrough
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Judd
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Young Guy
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Young Beagle (as Andrew George)
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Teenage Boy #1
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Teenage Boy #2
Jeffrey Spiegel ...
Teenage Boy #3
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'The Cake Eaters' is a quirky, small town, ensemble drama that explores the lives of two interconnected families coming to terms with love in the face of loss. Living in rural America, The Kimbrough family is a normally odd bunch; Easy, the patriarch and local butcher, is grieving over the recent loss of his wife, Ceci, while hiding a secret ongoing affair for years; Beagle, his youngest son who was left to care for his ailing mother, works in the local high school cafeteria by day but has a burning passion inside that manifests itself through painting street signs; and the eldest son, Guy, has been away from the family for years while pursuing his rock star dream in the big city until the day he learns of his mother's passing and that he's missed the funeral. Upon Guy's return home, relationships between the characters begin to unravel; Beagle's pent up emotions connect with Georgia Kaminski, a terminally ill teenage girl wanting to experience love before it's too late; Easy's long ... Written by The Buffalo Niagara Film Festival (BNFF), 2008

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After Georgia spends the night in bed with Beagle, when she sits up to leave the bed, you can see bra strap marks on her back. Supposedly, she had been naked all night, so she shouldn't have any bra strap marks. See more »

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Easy: It was a real simple ceremony. We tried to call you in New York. Your number didn't work. We couldn't get a hold of you. I'm sorry, bud.
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you wanna feel good, watch this movie!!!
26 March 2009 | by (India) – See all my reviews

I have been waiting for this movie from a very long time. Wait is a worthwhile, and i thoroughly enjoyed this one. Mary Stuart Masterson has captured complete concentration from the audience. You can watch this movie if your feeling low or even good.

This movie is about love and relationship. If you are physically unfit, you are not going to loose out of love and its wonderfully portrayed by Kristen Stewart. Overall your heart will float in a sea of joy.

Kristen Stewart is amazing, she takes a through a journey of kind bigheartedness and love. She definitely has a bright future and a long career. The storyline is perfect which contains emotions and humor.

Aaron Stanford is equally good in his own way. A piece of work through which you will fell good for at least a day. Cheers!!!!


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