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The Supermarket (2009)

 |  Comedy, Drama  |  2009 (USA)
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To the young people of Ellington the Supermarket was many different things. Another home, a place they'd known as long as they can remember. A one-of-a-kind place to work, build friendships... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Matt Jenkins ...
Bob Ondek ...
Bob
Pat Tanner ...
Pat
Brian Madore ...
Madore / Angry Meat Worker
Carolyne Burgess ...
Ed Reed ...
Timmy (as Ed Reed IV)
Joe Zethner ...
Randy Paradis ...
Bill - Grocery Manager
Monica Banta ...
Monica - Meat Manager
Pdoug Nadeau ...
Newman - Grocery
Mike Norman ...
Mike - Grocery
Matt Duckett ...
Duckett - Bakery
Chris Nash ...
Kilroy - Produce
Kristen Savage ...
Kristen - Cashier
Erika Keith ...
Erika - Cashier
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To the young people of Ellington the Supermarket was many different things. Another home, a place they'd known as long as they can remember. A one-of-a-kind place to work, build friendships and have as much fun as possible without getting caught. The heart of their town, a farming community with more cows than people and the last outpost for Rockwell's America. But this summer Ellington, the Supermarket, and the young people who cared for it the most will grow up. A modern day Capraesque tale about growing into adulthood in small town USA, 'The Supermarket' is a story of laughter, love, old rivalries, coming home for the summer, barely functional cars, small triumphs and tragic loss, late-night lawbreaking, fearing the future, food fights, standing together, and finding your place in the world. Written by Anonymous

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This summer watch small town America grow up

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Mike Norman's story about Kool-Aid the crack head was unscripted. Mike's younger brother and director Timothy Norman simply told him to tell Matt Jenkins about what had actually happened to him that day. See more »

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Jenkins: You don't think we're gonna win this, do you?
Deirdre Boyle: We could. All the guys in the 60s who made changes, civil rights, women's rights, stopped the draft, they were guys our age, and they stood up for what they believed in. All we have to do is realize that it's really, truly up to us. We have to be the ones to make them leave our town alone.
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Every supporting character's name is followed by a parenthetical note of their department within the Supermarket. Following Tom Schall's credit as "Hobo" is the department tag of "(United Bums Local 501)." See more »

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Up, Up And Away
Written and Performed by the Highland Rovers
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A very excellent movie
18 March 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I live in Ellington, and have seen The Supermarket many times. For a low-budget film, it is surprisingly well done. It is a very funny movie as well. Tim Norman knows how to make a comedy-drama film, and I only hope he can make more.

Ellington Supermarket was a part of my life. My parents shopped there, it was where we would go every Friday to buy our groceries. When it closed, it was like it created a little hole in my heart that remained unoccupied until this film came along to preserve its memory. Ellington Supermarket will never truly be gone, as long as this film is around to memorialize it.


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