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The Hottest State (2006)

A young actor from Texas tries to make it in New York while struggling in his relationship with a beautiful singer/songwriter.

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Cast

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Young Vince (as Daniel Ross)
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John Jaegerman (as Glen Powell Jr.)
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Young Jesse
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Danielle
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Decker
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Bassist
Guyora Kats ...
Pianist / Accordian Player
Nick McDonnel ...
Artsy Guy
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Kim (as Alexandra Daddorio)
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Storyline

A young actor from Texas tries to make it in New York while struggling in his relationship with a beautiful singer/songwriter.

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What happens when your first love is love itself?

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Drama | Music | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexual content and language | See all certifications »
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23 March 2007 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

Alithinos erotas  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,524, 26 August 2007, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$30,629, 23 September 2007
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Quotes

Jesse: [after giving her son new shoes for his birthday] You gotta lose those cowboy boots, William. I worked too hard to get us out of Texas for you to go around in those things.
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Connections

References Paris, Texas (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

Dear Dorothy
Written and Performed by Jesse Harris
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4 July 2013 | by See all my reviews

Fabulous movie. The dichotomy of the two characters' personalities is simply amazing. Throughout every emotion, scene, and heartache, you feel what the characters are feeling, want what they want, see what they see. The buildup to the climax of their love in Mexico is astounding and perfectly written. This is easily a cult classic, for any indie film lover. The week in Mexico just makes you want to fall in love if only for a week. I love the innocence, yet ambiguity of Sarah's character. Is she real or not?? The lead actor are PERFECT for their respective roles. This film has amazing street credibility. The only downside to this movie is that the role of Williams parents is minimalist, confusing, and rather pointless. This storyline just did not amalgamate well with the film.


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