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Lifelines (2008)

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A day that starts like any other turns out to be one family's bitterly hilarious, ultimately painful, day-long journey of self-realization. "Lifelines" chronicles the hapless Bernstein ... See full summary »

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Nancy Bernstein
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Ira Bernstein
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Dr. Livingston
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Michael Bernstein
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Meghan Bernstein
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Chris
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Jenn - Waitress
Edloe Blackwell ...
Debra Livingston
Andre Ward ...
Arthur Livingston
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Pat Hennessey
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Corrine
Robin Madel ...
Mother in restaurant
Fallon Mulerman ...
Hostess in restaurant
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Manager in restaurant (as Alyse Mandel)
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A day that starts like any other turns out to be one family's bitterly hilarious, ultimately painful, day-long journey of self-realization. "Lifelines" chronicles the hapless Bernstein family - Ira, Nancy, Michael, Meghan and Spencer, as they try to catch up to the life they are living... Exploring flawed characters, never allowing any excuses for their ugly behavior beyond their basic humanity, the story reflects the realistic experience of pausing long enough in your typical autopilot day to create the necessary time for truth to emerge. Written by Rob Margolies

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3 April 2009 (USA)  »

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$250,000 (estimated)
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The movie was filmed in 11 days. See more »

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Perfect Tomorrows
Written and Performed by Joe Morton
Recorded and Produced by Kenny Lehman & Douglas Genuard at Kendo Studios
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Unique, thought provoking and interesting
21 January 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I found this film to be an intense and revealing portrayal of American family life.

Its dark comedy is subtle at times yet very accessible to a wide ranging audience.

It is brutally honest and thought provoking,making you review your own life.

Finding out the film was shot in only 11days is surprising due to the quality of the result.

The cast are brilliantly selected and work well as on an screen family.

This independent film is definitely a diamond in the rough, one that needs to be sought and enjoyed to the very full.

Fantastic.


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