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The Garage (2006)

 -  Drama  -  4 February 2006 (USA)
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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 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" was an Official Selection to 87 Film Festivals where it received a total of more than 50 Awards and Nominations. See more »

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Emotional story
4 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A truly moving story. Wonderful composition of shots and a strong theme make this is a compelling indie movie. Not one to miss! Watch for new faces that demonstrate some sound break-out performances! The filmmakers took great care in crafting this story and it clearly shows as we follow Matt's journey though the film. If you can watch this film at one of the many festivals it has been accepted to, you should. Don't wait for a DVD release, but rather watch it on the big screen. The cinematography alone makes it worthwhile, and the strong story strikes home for most father/son relationships in real life. It can make you reflect on your own personal situation and that is the message of a powerful film.


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