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The Dive from Clausen's Pier (2005)

TV-14 | | Drama | TV Movie 25 July 2005
When an accident renders her fiancé a quadriplegic, Carrie faces mounting pressures that ultimately cause her to start a new life in New York.

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Kilroy
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Mike Mayer
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Jamie
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Rooster
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Simon Rhodes
Janet Land ...
Mrs. Bell
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Mrs. Mayer
Corey Turner ...
Stu
John Dartt ...
Mr. Mayer
Tara Doyle ...
Lane
John Beale ...
Viktor
Susie Counsel ...
Christine
David Christoffel ...
Dr. Boddicker
Douglas Robertson ...
John Jr.
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Good boy Mike Mayer is looking at a fine future and enjoys life with Wisconsin small town friends and steady girlfriend Carrie Beal. Then a stupid accident, diving from the local pier when the water is too low, leaves him quadriplegic. As if that weren't bad enough, Carrie does what none of the gang could imagine: she dumps him, as soon as best friend Rooster realizes she wasn't even honest. Carrie leaves for New York to pursue an undefined 'ambition', moving in with Simon Rhodes she vaguely knows. She starts a love affair with Paul Elliot 'Kilroy' Fraser. However he has his own nagging tragic secret, and her past needs dealing with. Written by KGF Vissers

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Michelle Trachtenberg elevates this standard production
26 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is the first time I have seen Michelle Trachtenberg in an adult role. She still looks like a cute kid but her acting talent puts her into the character as a twenty-something. Probably not an Emmy role but notable just the same. The gal is good!

The DP got the angles and lighting right, but a note to the costume designer and/or director: She looks good in colors other than black.

The story did have a few interesting turns. I can see why it was a best selling book...and why it was made into to a Lifetime movie. If you like them (I do), you will like this one, too. The ending (and Michelle) left me begging for a sequel or maybe a short series.


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