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The Still Life (2006)

R | | Drama | 7 August 2007 (USA)
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Fueled by original music by members of Guns N' Roses, Bad Religion, No Doubt, Skid Row, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Hootie & The Blowfish and more... The Still Life tells the story of artist ... See full summary »

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Julian Lamont
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Robin
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Mrs. Stratford
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Mr. Fernot
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Mr. Rifken
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Stephanie
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Rodney
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Meter Maid
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Cindy (as Angel Boris)
Delaney Bramlett ...
Himself / Guitar player
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Resident
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Herself / Art Buyer
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Musem Security Guard
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The Gnome Guy
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Store Clerk
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Fueled by original music by members of Guns N' Roses, Bad Religion, No Doubt, Skid Row, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Hootie & The Blowfish and more... The Still Life tells the story of artist Julian Lamont who struggles to pick up the pieces of his tattered life in this poignant drama. A reclusive alcoholic, Julian creates a new art genre called Destructionism, and his works catapult him into the limelight. But as his success in the art world grows, Julian loses touch with the artist he truly desires to be, and his personal life soon tailspins out of control. Written by Anonymous

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Is an artist's art really worth his reward? See more »

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Rachel Miner was hired the night before shooting. She was recommended by Joel Michaely as being perfect for the part. After meeting her the director thought so as well. See more »

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Referenced in Living the Still Life (2007) See more »

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The Less That You Say
Written by Sonny Mone
Featuring: Dean Dinning on bass
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An New Original Voice
30 July 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw the Still Life at the Cackalaky Film Festival an I must say that I was thoroughly impressed. The performances were powerful, authentic an organic. The story engaging. The look unique and the best: the sound track kick ass! I mean com'on! You will not find Indies today with music from Delaney Bramlett, Doug Carrion, Dean Dinning, Peter Finestone, Eddie Hedges, Sonny Mone, Matthew Nelson, Louise Post, Dizzy Reed, Darius Rucker, Dave "The Snake" Sabo & Adrian Young!!! But then, I heard the filmmaker (Joel Miller) speak and it all made sense. He used to be a roadie for these guys and asked them all to participate in the film. It was like going to a concert. Amazing! I also really enjoyed the plot. A great concept. There is great philosophy in it. Art is great only once you destroy it.

I highly recommend this film and look forward to the next one from Mr. Miller.

Thank God he didn't think he had to destroy this film to make it great so we can all enjoy it! A+


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