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"Pennies" is the story of Charlotte Brown(Amy Adams),a waitress and young single mother who will do anything for her daughter Jenny,and when push comes to shove,she does.With a menacing ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Charlotte Brown
James Karr ...
Crazy
Carol Stanzione ...
Rosa
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The Man
Jason Leiberman ...
Julio
Travis Miljan ...
Old Woman
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Mr. Tinker
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Kimberly
Curtis C. ...
Sgt. Hillard
Eddie Adams ...
Customer #1
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Customer #2 (as Marc Kamyab)
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Mr. Stevens
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Stoner Todd
Bon Ogle ...
Stoner Derek
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Cowboy Tom (as Matthew Grant)
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"Pennies" is the story of Charlotte Brown(Amy Adams),a waitress and young single mother who will do anything for her daughter Jenny,and when push comes to shove,she does.With a menacing figure on the other end of the phone and a time limit of two hours,she must raise enough money to ensure that she sees the smiling face of her child again.Charlotte's customers are her only hope.The clock is ticking as we see the desperate young mother dealing with one eccentric customer after the next,displaying her charming vulnerability and inspiring strength through all the chaos.With her feet firmly planted on the ground,Charlotte maintains her focus and attempts to beat the clock and save the day. Written by Matthew Grant Godbey

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How far would you go for your child?

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20 October 2006 (USA)  »

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$5,000 (estimated)
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(RCA Sound System)

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Cliché but good, decent performance.
31 October 2010 | by (Pakistan) – See all my reviews

i saw it in a compilation movie of 5 short films called LOVE AND DISTRUST.

4- Pennies = Amy Adams.

("Pennies" is the story of Charlotte Brown(Amy Adams),a waitress and young single mother who will do anything for her daughter Jenny,and when push comes to shove,she does.With a menacing figure on the other end of the phone and a time limit of two hours,she must raise enough money to ensure that she sees the smiling face of her child again.Charlotte's customers are her only hope.The clock is ticking as we see the desperate young mother dealing with one eccentric customer after the next,displaying her charming vulnerability and inspiring strength through all the chaos.With her feet firmly planted on the ground,Charlotte maintains her focus and attempts to beat the clock and save the day.)

i would say it was a cliché i have seen and read many stories like this but to really see it like this it seems well done. Amy adams was awesome in it.

it was nice not so bad. i can't say much about it because i have no idea how to give a review for a short film.


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