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Bubble (2005)

Set against the backdrop of a decaying Midwestern town, a murder becomes the focal point of three people who work in a doll factory.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Martha
Omar Cowan ...
Martha's Father
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Kyle (as Dustin Ashley)
Phyllis Workman ...
Bakery Shopkeeper
Laurie L. Wee ...
Kyle's Mother (as Laurie Lee)
Daniel R. Christian ...
Factory Supervisor
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Rose
Madison Wilkins ...
Jesse
K. Smith ...
Jake
Decker Moody ...
Detective Don Taylor
Thomas R. Davis ...
Sergeant Davis
Ross Clegg ...
CSI
Scott Smeeks ...
Officer Smeeks
M. Stephen Deem ...
Pawn Shop Owner
Leonora K. Hornbeck ...
Tackle Shopkeeper
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Storyline

In a small North American town, the middle age Martha and the twenty and something years old Kyle work in a doll factory. Martha nurses her old father and usually gives a lift to Kyle, who works also in the night-shift cleaning a shovel factory. When the young single mother Rose is hired to work with airbrush and stencils in the factory, she is befriended by Kyle and Martha. In a Friday night, Rose hires Martha to work as babysitter of her two year old daughter Jesse and Martha finds that she is dating Kyle. Rose returns back home early after stealing Kyle's savings, and Martha witnesses Jesse's father Jake accusing Rose of stealing weed and money from his house. On the next morning, Rose is found strangled in her house and Detective Don Taylor interviews Jake, Kyle and Martha along his investigation. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Another Steven Soderbergh Experience

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Rated R for some language | See all certifications »

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27 January 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Banka  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,600,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$70,664 (USA) (27 January 2006)

Gross:

$145,382 (USA) (17 February 2006)
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Trivia

This indie film was shot using the same camera, a Sony F950, used by George Lucas on Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005) and Robert Rodriguez on Sin City (2005). See more »

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References Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (2004) See more »

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Really enjoyed this DVD
27 July 2006 | by (Gainesville, Florida) – See all my reviews

I really enjoyed this DVD. Especially after seeing Pirates II the day before. complete opposite in terms of overall complexity. But actually more engaging than Pirates. Johnny, Keira and Orlando as the main 3 actors in Bubble? Wouldn't work. Low key actors is the key to this film. The sets and scenery are genuine too. The plot is the classic intrigue. The alternate ending would have detracted from that. The ambiguity of certain scenes adds to the interest. The DVD extras are enjoyable as well. Soderbergh's commentary was interesting. The interviews of the main actors, also good. The alternate ending is worth checking out. The "making of" segment, also enlightening.


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