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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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At the beginning the movie Ray Liotta is standing nude facing the ocean. A moment later, after entering the water, bathing trunks can be seen below the water line. See more »

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Jack Doheny: Just stop.
Rose Johnny: Are you afraid of me?
Jack Doheny: I'm old enough to be your father.
Rose Johnny: Most of them are.
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References Paris, Texas (1984) See more »

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Under license from ToyVox Music (BMI)
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Decent Drama
10 May 2009 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

I went to the theater tonight expecting something very similar to "The Air I Breathe" and the composition was similar in deed, "Powder Blue" is the story of four people, struggling with themselves and their fates.

However, i must disappoint all users that bashed this movie in advance. The story is captivating, comprehensible and sensitively told and the acting is perfect, something one can expect by looking at the cast.

"Powder Blue" didn't blow me away like TAIB but it is a descent drama with a top cast and a touching though sometimes a bit kitschy and predictable Story.


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