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Old Joy (2006)

Unrated | | Drama | 26 January 2007 (UK)
Two old pals reunite for a camping trip in Oregon's Cascade Mountains.

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Cast

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Mark
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Kurt
Tanya Smith ...
Tanya
Robin Rosenberg ...
Waitress
Keri Moran ...
Lawnmower
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Autumn Campbell ...
Diner Patron
Steve Doughton ...
Diner Patron
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Herself
Matt McCormick ...
Weed Salesman
P.C. Peri
Darren Prolsen ...
Homeless Man
Jillian Wieseneck ...
Diner Patron
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Storyline

Two old pals reunite for a camping trip in Oregon's Cascade Mountains.

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26 January 2007 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Antiga Alegria  »

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Budget:

$300,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$3,310 (USA) (27 August 2006)

Gross:

$255,352 (USA) (6 May 2007)
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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

In Jon Raymond original story, there is no mention of Mark listening to talk radio in the car. The book also does not include the dog. See more »

Goofs

One would be shooting the gun at the campfire, then the camera would shoot back and the hand they shot with would be empty. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Kurt: [on answering machine] Hey, it's Kurt. I'm calling you, I'm in town, and I'm just hoping you're around. I don't know if you're there or what. Pick it up, man. You will not regret it.
Mark: Hey, Kurt... So you're here?... Where you staying?... Yeah, thanks, the rumors are true... Nah, we didn't what to know... Oh yeah, whatcha got, lay it on me... Sure, I can be in to that... I could use some time in the woods, absolutely...
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Crazy Credits

A disclaimer says that the Bagby Hot Springs does not allow nudity or the consumption of alcoholic beverages. See more »

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A beautiful and rare film
5 July 2008 | by (Tempe AZ) – See all my reviews

I had no idea what this film was about other then the short description in the Cable Guide. I anticipated smaller version of the buddy-film genre and figured if it wasn't worth watching it would get erased after 10 minutes. But I was drawn in within that first 10 minutes. Perhaps not everyone will understand the film, as some of the other comments posted here suggest. But if you have ever had a good friend and lost them to time this is a bittersweet retelling of that tale. It's true the dialog is sparse but that is because to make it more specific and verbose would not let the viewer blend what's happening in the film with what has happened in their own life, it would just be another impersonal film about others. To those of us who have been there, we are part of this film.


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