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Told in three segments ranging from satirical to tragic, the film is a wildly original look at American manners, prejudices, and family dynamics. | Full synopsis »
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3 wins & 1 nomination See more »
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a true independent film See more (10 total) »

Cast

 
Frank Avery ... Dr. Google
Jeremiah Brennan ... Uncle Jeremiah
Ralph Brierley ... Ralph
Dianne Chapman ... Dianne
Mike Ellis ... Gene
Brian Fox ... Little Ricky
Susie Greene ... Pat the Realtor
Mary Griffin ... Tammy

Perla Haney-Jardine ... Pearl
Sheliah Ray Hipps ... Sheliah
Ellis Robinson ... Ellis
Molly Surrett ... Molly

Thomas Aske Berg ... Chaz Slater (uncredited)
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Directed by
Chusy Haney-Jardine 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Chusy Haney-Jardine  writer
Jennifer MacDonald  writer

Produced by
Jennifer MacDonald .... producer
Joe Morley .... executive producer
Andy O'Neil .... co-producer
Heather Winters .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Jason Smith 
 
Cinematography by
Patrick Rousseau 
 
Film Editing by
Chusy Haney-Jardine 
 
Makeup Department
Rob Edmondson .... special makeup effects artist
Satori Kirsch .... special makeup effects artist
Amy Kobos .... special makeup effects artist
Monica Nolan .... special makeup effects artist
 
Art Department
Ginger Hebeisen .... additional graphic designer
 
Sound Department
Brandon Goodwin .... sound recordist
Jon Orr .... boom operator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Pilar Belmonte .... still photographer
Dave Bragg .... camera operator
Anthony Holderfield .... griptician
Meiklejohn Pate .... gaffer
Meiklejohn Pate .... grip
 
Editorial Department
Joel H. Hinojosa .... trailer editor
Andy O'Neil .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Nick Campbell .... composer: additional music
 
Other crew
Ginger Hebeisen .... production assistant
Sabrina Hilario .... assistant to producer
Andrew Moore .... script supervisor
Jerry TerHorst .... production assistant
 

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123 min | USA:109 min (dvd release)
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1.78 : 1 See more »

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References Paper Moon (1973)See more »
Soundtrack:
Asheville SuiteSee more »

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7 out of 32 people found the following review useful.
a true independent film, 4 February 2008
Author: bowen-wave from United States

Nothing against famous actors having an artistic pet project on the side, but this film was actually shot with a camera any of us could own and edited in a guy's garage. And as inspiring as this is, it wouldn't matter much if it weren't a good film, but it is. It shows a tremendous amount of heart and talent to work on a shoestring budget and not only get to Sundance but win an award. "Anywhere USA" is thought-provoking, politically incorrect, laugh-out-loud funny and there's an occasional shock or heartbreak, much like real life but with a better soundtrack. The little girl, Perla Haney-Jardine (previously Uma Thurman's daughter in "Kill Bill Vol 2" and most recently Diane Lane's in "Untraceable")is a charming natural actress, probably destined to be a star but don't hold that against her. Jeremiah Brennan who plays her uncle is an unknown, also a standout with emotions as translucent as his soulful blue eyes. These two move gracefully from comedy to tragedy and back again in a way big name stars could learn from. The 3 story lines come together with a subtle but satisfying ending. If you're bored with formulaic Hollywood movies, give this one a try.

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