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Hick (2011)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  11 May 2012 (USA)
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A Nebraska teen gets more than she bargained for when she sets out for the bright lights of Las Vegas.

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Kid #1
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Male Barfly
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Ray
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Lux (as Robert J. Stephenson)
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Leon Lamar ...
Clerk
Jonathan Cornick ...
Cop #2 (as Jon Cornick)
Brian Avery Galligan ...
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Blane
Dartanian Sloan ...
Angel
Michael G. Jefferson ...
Flannel Drunk (as Michael Jefferson)
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Storyline

A young teenage girl escapes her life in Nebraska and her alcoholic parents, taking a pistol along for the ride. Along the way she meets Glenda, who takes her under her wing. Written by Anonymous

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Trouble travels together

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for disturbing content involving a teen, violence, drug use, language and drinking | See all certifications »

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11 May 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Caipira  »

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$7,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Kirsten Dunst was cast as Glenda, but dropped out due to scheduling conflicts. She was replaced by Blake Lively. See more »

Goofs

At the start of the film Luli can be seen drawing, using her lap for a drawing table. Another angle shows her feet moving around. If she were drawing or writing on paper in her lap she'd need to keep her feet still to avoid moving her paper. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Male student: Bar baby.
Female student: Yeah, I heard she was born in a bar.
Luli McMullen: You could shake your knuckles at the sky. You could get mad and say I don't got nothing. You could get stuck.
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References The Seven Year Itch (1955) See more »

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Farewell
Written and Performed by Bob Dylan
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Chloë 's leading role.
17 May 2012 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

What a pleasure it was to watch miss Chloë Grace Moretz in this gritty film. She brought to life the character of "Luli" in a very realistic and oh so typical teenager kind of way. I enjoyed the way that the story telling was accentuated through "Luli's" drawings, and the occasional spoken word. Derek Martini's work here was impressive, and I was comforted in the way the ugly scenes were foretold. Andrea Portes book was somewhat more graphic. All the cast worked very well together, and it was cool to see Chloë and Alec Baldwin together again. My attention was held from the first frame to the very last. I hope they bring this out on Bluray, so I can enjoy the tale for years to come.


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