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The lives of two strangers - a struggling mother and a gambling addict - meet in tragedy. Years pass, and they must come to terms with themselves, and one another.

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Ana Nichols
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Mark
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The lives of two strangers - a struggling mother and a gambling addict - meet in tragedy. Years pass, and they must come to terms with themselves, and one another.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for some violent and disturbing content | See all certifications »
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$1,264 (USA) (18 July 2008)

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$5,109 (USA) (25 July 2008)
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Connections

References Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) See more »

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Coming Back to Life
Written and Performed by Minnie Driver
Produced by Marc Dauer (as Marc "Doc" Dauer)
Courtesy of Rounder Records
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Excruciatingly Slow Moving and Depressing
19 August 2007 | by (Seattle WA USA) – See all my reviews

I notice all the people giving this high marks saw it at a film festival -- with the actors and writer/director in attendance. I think this has tilted their objectivity -- made them more enamored of it.

I found this movie just dark, grimy, grungy and relentlessly sad and slow-moving. There is some deep booming sound on the soundtrack that occurs just before something bad happens (and a lot of bad things happen) -- it made me want to jump out of my skin.

I'm sure the cinematography is great -- but it's mostly of junky-looking places.

The actors are all very good. The story was OK -- but I think I've seen the topic addressed on Lifetime made-for-TV movies.

If you like really slow-moving stories about hopeless people leading hopeless lives -- then this is the film for you.

It's not my cup of tea. I had to come home and put on a DVD of a good comedy movie so I wouldn't have nightmares.


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