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Not Fade Away (2012)

 -  Drama  -  19 July 2013 (Turkey)
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Set in suburban New Jersey the 1960s, a group of friends form a rock band and try to make it big.

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Douglas
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Eugene
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Wells
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Joy Deitz
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Joe Patuto
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Grace Dietz
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Antoinette
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Jerry Ragovoy
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On a train, Keith and Mick chat about the blues and the Rolling Stones are born. Douglas and Joe chat in front of a New Jersey music store, and a band is born: as Douglas's sister tells us, it's one of many that don't make it. We follow Douglas from high school (1963-64), when he sees himself as a loser, into the band, playing drums and singing backup - then as the front man. There are tensions, a breakup, an audition in front of a major player, and decisions. Douglas pursues Grace, a country-club gal with hip sensibilities who believes in him. There's also his father, working class, wanting Douglas to apply himself as he watches his own life fill with regrets. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Rated R for pervasive language, some drug use and sexual content | See all certifications »

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Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$19,182 (USA) (21 December 2012)

Gross:

$607,327 (USA) (18 January 2013)
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Trivia

Most feature films slot 1-2 percent of production costs for the music budget, but in "Fade', music supervisor Steven Van Zandt, had about 10% of the $20-million-plus budget or at least $2 million. See more »

Goofs

The first scene in which Douglas' mother appears, she is smoking a cigarette at the kitchen table. The cigarette is an American Spirits cigarette as evidenced by the trademark eagle on the white paper portion. Amercian Spirits were not available until 1982. See more »

Quotes

Douglas: There's people with longer hair than me.
Pat: Fags.
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Connections

Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.9 (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

I Ain't Gonna Eat Out My Heart
Written by Lori Burton and Pam Sawyer
Performed by The Rascals
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Baby Boomers, this is a love letter to Us
19 May 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

just finished up watching this growing up in the sixties, and rock and roll movie. for the earliest of the Baby Boomers, this is the movie for you, and the music will rock your soul. A teenage band, with inspirations maybe a little too optimistic. With a top notch cast, and great story telling, this was indeed entertaining and very realistic, since I was in a little band back then too. James Gandolfini is great as a pretty typical sixties Father, coping with everyday problems and a pretty wacky Wife. The teenagers are very realistic, and you could tell it was written pretty much biographical. It works for me. Highly recommended especially to us Boomers.


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