MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 2,388 this week

Uncross the Stars (2008)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  5 April 2008 (USA)
6.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.4/10 from 154 users  
Reviews: 1 user

Troy, a young man grieving from the loss of his young wife, is asked by his Aunt Hilda to build her a porch. He goes to her house in a desert community, interacts with the colorful locals, and tries to reconcile with himself.

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 38 titles
created 02 Jan 2012
 
a list of 38 titles
created 03 Aug 2012
 
a list of 26 titles
created 10 Nov 2012
 
a list of 1175 titles
created 15 Nov 2012
 
a list of 302 titles
created 9 months ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Uncross the Stars (2008)

Uncross the Stars (2008) on IMDb 6.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Uncross the Stars.
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Troy
...
Hilda
...
...
Lulu
...
Norma
Linda Porter ...
Phyllis
...
Tina
...
Mildred
...
Joyce
Princess Lucaj ...
Linda
...
Corrine
Jason Hillhouse ...
Willy
Patrick Thomas O'Brien ...
Priest (as Patrick O'Brien)
...
Hack
...
Lawrence Hutchinson
Edit

Storyline

The Story follows Troy, a young man whose beloved wife passes away. The movie opens at her funeral, and Troy, ill-equipped to deal with this kind of grief at this stage in his life, just shuts down. Lost for direction, he receives in the mail a letter his wife wrote him while she was sick, which asks him to build his Aunt Hilda a porch. With nowhere else to turn, Troy drives to where his aunt lives in the desert. There, he meets with his Aunt Hilda, a supporting cast of crazy fun old ladies, and Bobby, a kind of wise cowboy, all of whom make it easier for Troy to find the place within to deal with his grief and move forward, and help open Troy's eyes that his pain is not unique. In the Process, Troy also learns the Difference between "true love" and "love at first sight". Written by anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

vacuum

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

PG-13

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

5 April 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Vacuuming the Cat  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Never falls flat but does stall at times
27 September 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A nice slant on losing a loved one with an interesting twist at the end that relates to the title. One loose end left out there was disappointing, but enough sharp writing and character development to make it worth while for most who would be attracted to this type of movie in the first place.

My biggest criticism was the pacing. Especially David Gillies' character (Thorton Harper) who looks like he could be Dr. Oz's son. I thought he could have delivered a little more depth to his performance, but Ron Perlman sufficiently picks up the slack. Barbara Hersey's character Hilda started off with a lot of fire but someone dropped the ball and almost let it flicker out. Nice Hallmark ending for those needing a little fluff in your life.


5 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Screening cjbarrett
Has this film been released yet? harry44mag
DVD release cjbarrett
Trailer on YouTube and don't forget to add the FaceBook Fanpage!!! azsarah410
Favorite Quotes moviefreak_86
Orange slices rockcairn69
Discuss Uncross the Stars (2008) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?