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Off the Black (2006)

 -  Drama  -  8 December 2006 (USA)
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An aging, disillusioned alcoholic (Nolte) gets a younger friend (Morgan) and wants him to pose as his son at a school reunion.

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Dave Tibbel
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Ray Cook
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Debra
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Male Parent #1
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Paul Michaels
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Todd Hunter
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Ashley Tibbel
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Mr. Tibbel
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Darrell Larson ...
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Teacher
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Nancy (as Marlyne Afflack)
Michael Higgins ...
Al Cook
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An aging, disillusioned alcoholic (Nolte) gets a younger friend (Morgan) and wants him to pose as his son at a school reunion.

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Would you let this man be your father?

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Rated R for a crude sexual remark | See all certifications »

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Asignatura pendiente  »

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$6,763 (USA) (8 December 2006)

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$24,035 (USA) (9 February 2007)
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Goofs

On the way out the door from Dave's house, Ray asks Dave if he, himself can drive the truck. Dave says yes, and hands the keys to Ray. In the next scene on the highway, we can see from the long hair, shot from behind, that Dave is the one driving. See more »

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References Doctor Zhivago (1965) See more »

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All Come To Meet Her
Written by Alexander Spence
Performed by Skip Spence
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By arrangment with Sony BMG Music Entertainment
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15 December 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Can someone tell me if I missed something, or was it never explained who the single mother was, her relationship to the Nolte character, who the father of her kid was, and what was the point of her being in the movie at all if none of the above is explained. Her scenes seem like pointless time or sex fillers. I was much impressed by the movie although the plot really left a whole lot unexplained: Nolte is at his 40th high school reunion, which would make everyone at the reunion about 58 and their graduation year one of the hottest in the Vietnam War, the protest movement, rock and roll and the sexual revolution. Yet not one person has anything to say or recall about these things, and the music seems generic, not at all in tune with the late "60s.


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