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Expired (2007)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  15 August 2008 (Sweden)
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A turbulent and intriguing love story between two parking officers in the city of Los Angeles.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Claire Barney
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Blue Car Owner
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Woman with Expired Meter
Ron King ...
Ex-Boyfriend
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Meters Money Collector
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Mother Barney / Aunt Tilde
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Stephen
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Jade (as Sonia Lozada)
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Mark (as Terrence Bernie Hines)
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Supervisor at Roll Call
Kyle Hatch ...
Pedestrian
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Woman with Baby
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Jay Caswell
Adam Gropman ...
Green Car Owner
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Red SUV
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Man or woman, the sight of a dark-suited municipal employee dolling out parking violations stirs a primal hate in all but the most enlightened souls. And the heroine of EXPIRED, the parking officer Claire, knows it. The film revolves around Claire, a kind soul who resents having to enforce the law at all times, and Jay, an angry traffic officer who loves his job, being the perfect outlet for his anger and frustrations. Coming both from a place of despair and loneliness, Jay and Claire meet and engage in a tumultuous relationship which will eventually teach them that love can spread his magic seeds of redemption and hope, even in the darkest and most perverted of all affairs. And don't forget to put money in the meter. Written by Anonymous

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When Claire is helping Wilma hang Christmas lights, the arrangement of the lights changes several times between shots. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Claire: I'm one of the most hated people in the world. Nobody likes me. People run from me like the plague. Give me the finger. Insult me. Verbally abuse me.
[tickets a car]
Owner of the Bug: [running toward his car] Hey! Hey, come on, I'm here.
Claire: Sorry.
Owner of the Bug: Fuck you!
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References Wheel of Fortune (1983) See more »

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Holly Jolly Christmas
Performed by Burl Ives
Written by Johnny Marks
Courtesy of Universal Music Enterprises
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Offbeat, unexpected and VERY funny!
25 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I got the opportunity to attend the Sundance Film Festival for the first time this year. There were a lot of films to choose from and its difficult to decide which ones to attend. I had heard this movie was a dark comedy, like a 'Your Friends and Neighbors', which I thought was hilarious, so I went to check it out. It ended up being probably my favorite film of the festival. It had me cracking up the whole time and was so unexpected. It was one of those great experiences where you go in without expectations and leave the theater as if you discovered something.

I'm happy I got the chance to see it.


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