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Still reeling from the death of her father, a young girl spends one last summer at the Jersey Shore before heading off to college. But when her plans fall apart, the girl stumbles into a ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Benicio Aceveda
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Commodore Callaghan
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Lars Ramkildestrom
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Flip Dooley
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Sasha Mientkiewicz
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Christos Zazavich
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Owen Callaghan (as Alex Cendese)
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Mrs. Salducci
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Didi
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Heather
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Foreman
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Tyler
Anne Berberich ...
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Still reeling from the death of her father, a young girl spends one last summer at the Jersey Shore before heading off to college. But when her plans fall apart, the girl stumbles into a mysterious world of Russian sailors, high-stakes gambling, and unexpected love. Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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12 September 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Axehasto kalokairi  »

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Opening Weekend:

$40,527 (USA) (12 September 2008)

Gross:

$96,314 (USA) (24 October 2008)
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The location of the party during which Owen is attacked by Benicio, is a house on Bay Boulevard in Lavallette, NJ, across the lagoon from West Point Island in Lavallette. West Point Island is also the summer home owned by none other than famed Jersey-born actor Joe Pesci. See more »

Goofs

The building used for the exterior shot of the "Lavallette Elementary School" where Jenny teaches her English class is actually of the Lavallette branch of the Ocean County Library located on Jersey Ave. The elementary school is located on Brooklyn Ave, some 6 blocks north of the library. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Jenny Chambers: What the... No, no, no, no, you gotta be kidding me. Hey, what's going on?
Construction Worker: Condos.
Jenny Chambers: Condos... Pizzeria?
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Great Lead Actress & Strong Moments throughout – Overall, the story is just okay
14 January 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The lead actress (Kim Shaw) in this movie is fantastic. She is a sweet character who has vulnerability and strength. The setting of this film on the Jersey shore at resort/restaurant gives a feel to it like "Dirty Dancing." The cast is rounded out with other memorable characters – Paul Sorvino for example, as well as the manager at the restaurant (good comic relief!)

There are really nice moments throughout this film and the build-up of the movie's romance is good. Mid-way through the film though, it starts to lag. It feels like the stakes could be higher – either on the romance-end or in the conflict that is felt between the workers and the rich "frat boys" or in the main character's grief over the loss of her father (which gets lost in the story). It's lacking that "compelling something" to pull me into the next scene and next. I needed something more to make me feel like I NEED to know what is coming next.

It is worth noting that the movie finishes on a strong note with a "showdown" of sorts.

The locations, directing, acting, and cinematography are all strong. The story could have been stronger. Cutting out some of the middle scenes and/or trimming them down would speed up the pacing and improve this movie in my opinion.

I feel like this movie is a 6, or maybe a 7 out of 10. Since it is an indie film, I rounded up to a 7 (since it is hard to make a good movie with less money). If you like romances that aren't formulaic romantic-comedies, this is a nice coming-of-age one.


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