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Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench (2009)

 |  Drama, Musical  |  July 2010 (USA)
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After connecting with the shy Madeline, a jazz trumpeter embarks on a quest for a more gregarious paramour, but through a series of twists and turns punctuated by an original score, the two lovers seem destined to be together.

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Jason Palmer ...
Guy
Desiree Garcia ...
Madeline
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Elena
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Karen Adelman ...
Karen
Suzanne Bouffard ...
Dancer at Summer Shack
Kelly Burk ...
Dancer at Summer Shack
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Laura
Bernard Chazelle ...
Paul
Gonzalo Digenio ...
John
Frank Garvin ...
Frank
Eli Gerstenlauer ...
Eli
Carolyn Glicklich ...
Dancer at Summer Shack
Greg ...
Greg Duncan
Keith Gross-Hill ...
Keith
Kevin Harris ...
Kevin
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After connecting with the shy Madeline, a jazz trumpeter embarks on a quest for a more gregarious paramour, but through a series of twists and turns punctuated by an original score, the two lovers seem destined to be together.

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$3,233 (USA) (5 November 2010)

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$33,793 (USA) (27 May 2011)
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Solid debut
8 January 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I definitely sought this out because of a particular reason- Damian Chazelle and Whiplash. Whiplash is an amazing film, intense, full of passion, and so I wanted to see his debut. It's a solid debut, if unremarkable and sort of dull at times. It's very natural and there's really nothing that would indicate the strong intensity in Whiplash. The only similarities are really that instruments and music are at the core (just like, also, the film he co-wrote grand Piano). Yeah, I could see many not liking this at all or liking Whiplash, or even, liking this or not Whiplash because both are so different in style so there's no telling which way the passion will go. I recommend it slightly, but it's not totally recommended and not a home run by any means


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