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Roman (2006)

Not Rated | | Drama, Thriller | 26 September 2006 (USA)
A lonely young man's obsession with his neighbor gets the best of him, resulting in a murder, a cover-up ... and a potential new romance?

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Roman
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Eva / Dream Girl
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The Girl / Isis
Ben Boyer ...
Russ
Mike McKee ...
Leroy Wolf
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Jesse
Chris Sivertson ...
Lanky Worker
Ernie Banks ...
Cyrus
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Boyd
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Detective
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The Waiter
Vanessa Menendez ...
Lotus Harmony ...
Dream Girl
Pancho Alvarez ...
Lunch Room Worker
Stephen Michael Copeland ...
Lunch Room Worker (as Steve Copeland)
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Roman (Lucky McKee) is a lonely young man who yearns to find love, happiness and companionship. Tormented by his ungrateful co-workers and trapped in a life of tedium as a welder in a local factory, Roman's one pleasure is his obsession with the elusive beauty (Kristen Bell) who lives in another apartment in his building complex. When a chance encounter with the young woman goes horribly wrong, a moment of frenzied desperation triggers a chilling turn of events leading to the girl's murder. As he teeters between deranged fantasy and cold reality, Roman's struggle to hide his grisly secret is further complicated by an eccentric neighbor named Eva (Nectar Rose) who develops an unlikely attraction to Roman and forces herself into his dark and tortured world. Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

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Sometimes Death Is Not So Natural

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Drama | Thriller

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Not Rated

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26 September 2006 (USA)  »

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May 2: The Story of Roman  »

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$250,000 (estimated)
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Luke Y. Thompson originally shot scenes as French waiter Abdul, but was unable to make re-shoots due to appendicitis and the role had to be recast. Instead, he shot a new scene as a cashier who sells Roman a girlie magazine. Neither character ended up in the final cut. See more »

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Jesse: He said what the shit you do? Ain't got no T.V.!
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' I'll give it 10 more minutes..'.
30 May 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I watched and watched and kept thinking 'i'll give it ten more minutes'. The film is obviously low budget, (maybe more financial interest may have hurried it along a bit). The lead actor is great, he plays the role great, definitely the type of guy you'd avoid. However,he sits in his apartment, and he sits, and he sits, and he sits, and he goes to work, and then home, and then work and then home....get the point.

There are people out there like that, and the story line is menacing, but for heavens sake... hurry it along a bit. Surely in the pre-release stage, someone must have started fidgeting in the first ten minutes and said to the producer, 'shall we go back and tweak it to make it more interesting?' I can only assume that the response was...'too late the money's ran out' Enough said, go shopping instead!


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