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Lovers, Liars and Lunatics (2006)

Unrated | | Comedy, Crime | 18 March 2006 (USA)
Two inept robbers take a dysfunctional family hostage during a burglary gone wrong, and are soon victimized by their own hostages.

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Justine
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Elaine Raye
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Louis
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Gloria
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Sally
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Paddy Raye
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Policeman #1 (as James Leary)
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Julian Raye
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Gunner
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Policeman #2 (as Rayder Woods)
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In this convoluted story of lust, deception and accidental murder, Paddy Raye is the owner of a small Los Angeles appliance store whom is also a domineering and philandering patriarch who deals with his neurotic wife Elaine, their punk wannabe teenage son Gunner, and their sexually ambiguous older son Julian. Paddy is having an affair with his slutty, but cunning, young secretary Gloria. When Gloria finds out the Raynes will be out of town for the weekend, she enlists the help of her not-so-bright brother, Louis, and his ditsy girlfriend, Justine, to break into the empty house and steal the payroll money Paddy takes home on the weekends. But Louis and Justine get more than they bargained for when they find the house not empty -- and find themselves trapped in the middle of a full-scale family squabble with no means of escape, except to administer a little "tough love" family therapy. Written by matt-282

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Awesome!!!
25 November 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Amber has done it again! L, L and L is brilliant! Funny, evocative, clever and compelling... it really defines what is best about independent film making!

Michael Muhney and Christine Estabrook have particularly standout roles. Michael does a wonderful job of making a character who could be a mere caricature both appealing and fully developed. Christine brings poignancy and wry humor to her role as well. Really, there isn't a weak link in the cast; even James Leary, in a brief bit as a policeman, is funny and watchable!

I just wish it had gotten a wider distribution so that more people could enjoy it, but trust me when I tell you that if you buy, borrow or steal Lovers, Liars and Lunatics it will be well worth your while!


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