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The Garage (2006)

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A mechanic at his father's garage during the late 1970s, Matt dreams about leaving his small town existence and pursuing grander ambitions. But strong feelings for a new girlfriend and deep... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gabriel Marantz ...
Matt / Matthew Ruppert
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Schultz / Mark Johnson
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Bonnie Jean / B.J.
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Doc Ruppert
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Adult Matt
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Mr. Johnson
Marilyn Dodds Frank ...
Mrs. Ruppert
Bill McKinney ...
Bernie
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The Hippie
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Mike Binelli
Rusty Kelley ...
John Ruppert
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Boy / Adult Matts son
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Kevin / the jock (as Derek Alvarado)
Jeff Gibbs ...
Hanatow
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Dan
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A mechanic at his father's garage during the late 1970s, Matt dreams about leaving his small town existence and pursuing grander ambitions. But strong feelings for a new girlfriend and deep family ties may prevent Matt's ultimate escape, despite pressure from best friend Schultz to take off immediately. Coming-of-age story in a small town. Written by Carl Thibault

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Some things in life you just can't fix.

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Rated PG-13 for some sexual content
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"The Garage" received a grant from Panavision and was shot under Panavision's New Filmmaker Program. See more »

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Wonderful
12 November 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Great film.......I laughed, I cried and I've done a lot of thinking and reminiscing since seeing it.

I think anyone can relate to this film about coming of age. It brought me back to a time in my life when people would constantly tell me "these are the best times of your life" when actually I thought they were some of the most confusing and difficult times! Yet some of the things we hated as kids we tend to spend our adult life trying to recapture.

I recommend this film to anyone.....especially anyone who loved where they came from but couldn't wait to grow up and move on.

Go see this film and enjoy!!!


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