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Powder Blue (2009)

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Four Los Angelenos -- a mortician, an ex-con, a suicidal ex-priest, and a stripper -- are brought together on Christmas Eve by a mixture of circumstances.

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Los Angelenos meet on Christmas Eve through chance, tragedy, and divine intervention. Velvet Larry is the sleazy owner of the strip club where the glamorous but struggling single mother Rose Johnny dances. Qwerty Doolittle is a shy young mortician who falls in love with her. Randall is the head of a corporate crime organization who tries to convince a former employee just released from prison not to seek vengeance on his former co-workers. Charlie is a suicidally depressed ex-priest. Lexus is a lonely transsexual prostitute who shares an unexpected bond with the former priest. Written by Anonymous

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Hope is found in the darkest places See more »

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Rated R for sexual content, nudity, language and some drug use | See all certifications »

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According to director Timothy Linh Bui, he cast Ray Liotta after meeting him in an Italian restaurant by pure coincidence. Even stranger was that Liotta was the only customer when Bui walked in. See more »

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You can see Forest Whitaker's reflection in glass in the scene where he sits next to his wife on the bench, as if the shot has been taken through a neutral density filter in order to use a large aperture. See more »

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Jack Doheny: I got you two tickets to go to anywhere in the world.
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References Annie Hall (1977) See more »

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Never Meant to Hurt You
Written by Kuba Oms & Darren Glover
Performed by Kuba Oms
Courtesy of Digniti Recordings Ltd.
Under license from Digniti Recordings Ltd.
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Another group of short movies not good enough to stand on their own and not that great when tossed together like stir fry into this mess.
1 September 2009 | by (Baghdad) – See all my reviews

Our main character is a chubby black man that wants to die now that he has lost his wife and is trying to pay various random people to kill him, one of the people he asks to kill him is part of another movie running alongside his dumb deathwish- the other half of the movie is about a disturbing looking geeky dweeb who finds a stripper's dog- and since every stripper has a heart of gold- they hit it off when they meet/return it because he was so sensitive to take care of her puppy wuppy *sigh*. Take two hard to swallow yet still -totally boring- stories and begin to tell the other one as soon as the first gets boring to keep your mind off the fact that they are BOTH stupid AND boring plots with dopey actors. This movie sucks and uses a popular editing trick to try and make it seem like it doesn't by continually changing the focus of the movie.. sort of like a retarded attempt at being slick I guess. It fails, this movie fails.


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