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Max Solomon faces the awful truth that he will never be a writer. So, in a desperate attempt to find his true calling, he turns to crime. In this inventive comedy, three friends have their ... See full summary »

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Max Solomon faces the awful truth that he will never be a writer. So, in a desperate attempt to find his true calling, he turns to crime. In this inventive comedy, three friends have their lives turned upside down when one of them realizes that larceny might be his best skill. Written by Monty Miranda

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Everybody Wants to be Somebody

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$9,413 (USA) (20 March 2009)

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$62,408 (USA) (12 June 2009)
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Rumor has it that Bob Dylan was one of the main financiers of Skills Like This. See more »

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Lucy: How long have you been writing poetry?
Uncle Morris: I don't know... on and off throughout my entire life. Some of us have poetry in us. Wolf Blitzer said that.
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Written by Andy Monley
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Stealing Laughs!
31 August 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Just saw at the Edinburgh Ineternational Film Festival. I saw many films at the fest this year and Skills was definitely my favourite. The film is fast and furious and has really none of the usual American comedy clichés. About a bad playwright turned robber and his friends. The Tommy character has some brilliantly funny lines I sure will be repeated. All the performances are really strong. The actress playing Lucy is so natural and fun to watch. The film takes you on fast ride and you have no clue where you are going, and this is just one of it's charms. A wee bit edgy and maybe too fast an ending but I look forward to catching this one again. It is a Cool Comedy.


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