A haunted Vietnam veteran (Danny Glover), living in exile in the forests of the Pacific Northwest, is faced with a life-changing decision after he is visited by a former platoon member (... See full summary »
WWII vet Eddie Boyd is torn between providing for his young family and an unfulfilled dream of becoming a Hollywood star. He discovers a way to do both, but his dream leads him down a path of danger and tragedy.
Abbie (Ramya Pratt) is the centre of her mom Chandre's (Janeane Garofalo) world. Their days are full of time spent together. Going to the beach, visiting the aquarium, this pair is always on the move. Always.
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 »
Here's my disclaimer: I am related to someone involved in the film, so I'm not completely unbiased. Having said that, I saw the preview at Sundance and I thought it was a great movie. The beginning really conveys a sense of how painfully disconnected and lacking direction Dave Tibble (Trevor Morgan) is. As the film progresses Ray Cook (Nick Nolte), in contrast to Dave's father (Timothy Hutton), shows Dave that whether or not you are completely successful the only way to really live life is to engage with its issues, without self-pity. The cast was all excellent, especially Nick Nolte; he was awesome in in this role. The conclusion of the film is bittersweet yet hopeful.
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