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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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15 October 2009 (Kazakhstan)  »

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A kék szoba  »

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Trivia

Forest Whitaker is the only one of the four main characters to not have blue eyes. He is also the only one to never enter the strip club where Rose-Johnny works. 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 »

Quotes

Lexus: Do you want love in your life?
Charlie: Yeah.
Lexus: Then open your heart.
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References Annie Hall (1977) See more »

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Burn
Written by Grégory Chabasse (as G. Ghabasse) & Jack Rotor
Performed by Dream Electro
Courtesy of H. Productions
Under license from Milan Entertainment, Inc. and Dream Electro & Editions Juane Citron
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27 September 2009 | by See all my reviews

This is the price we must pay for the success of "Crash" - atrocious copycat films. This film is slightly better than the similar "The Air I Breathe," but that's not saying much. Bui's script is pretentious and his direction is heavy-handed. He thinks he is creating an emotional powerhouse, but the development is so poor that it is hard to care about the characters. The plot line featuring Whitaker (who now specializes in these types of films) is ludicrous. What's most ludicrous is that Biel and Kudrow (not exactly ugly women) throw themselves at men who reject them. About the only reason for watching this turkey is Biel putting her considerable assets on display.


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