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Anywhere, USA -- Told in three segments ranging from satirical to tragic, the film is a wildly original look at American manners, prejudices, and family dynamics.
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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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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)

Directed by
Chusy  (as Chusy Haney-Jardine)
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Chusy  writer (as Chusy Haney-Jardine)
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  (as 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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22 out of 41 people found the following review useful.
Yat Another Bad Sundance Movie, 8 February 2008
Author: (ginacole) from United Kingdom

It's movies like Anywhere USA that lost Sundance's luster.

Anywhere USA is everything you've come to expect from those "indie" films that are plaguing festivals and local theatres.

First of all, it's not really a "film" per se. It's shot on video and looks like it. Maybe there are people out there who don't mind watching a home video for two hours, but I do.

Then, it's overlong but fraught with dialogue and situations stretching oh-so-hard to be edgy-cool. And yet all it really does is bore from the lack of reality of the situations and characters.

Studio films aren't very good these days, and there is no relief in sight from the smaller films (and this one was one of the very few movies at Sundance that wasn't a studio movie trying to pass itself off as an indie).

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