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A pair of identical twin sisters -- one, who has been paraplegic since youth and gets around in a wheelchair, and the other -- 'same face, different bodies.'

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Tilly Hatcher ...
Jeannie
Maggie Hatcher ...
Lauren
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Merrill
Katy O'Connor ...
Corinne
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Scott
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Michael
S.J. Anderson ...
Teddy - customer
Anne Dodge ...
Amanda
Betty Blackwell ...
Lila
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Jason - study buddy
Rebecca McInroy ...
Holly - office woman
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Lee
Atietie Tonwe ...
Emeka
Nina Sokol ...
Naomi
Jillian Glantz ...
Wynonna
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A pair of identical twin sisters -- one, who has been paraplegic since youth and gets around in a wheelchair, and the other -- 'same face, different bodies.'

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$5,844 (USA) (7 August 2009)

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$46,395 (USA) (26 February 2010)
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Sally: I don't mean to wanna be a buninski, but I wanted to ask you about Jeannie...
Lauren: [interrupting] What? Uh?
Sally: Buninski? Is somebody your butt chin.
Lauren: I haven't heard the term.
Sally: I must be showing my age. It's just like a 60s soviet thing. Sputnik and uh, beatnix and neatnix and no-good-nix and...
Lauren: [interrupting] Alright, okay.
Sally: Then everything was ruski, so... Butins... ah!
Lauren: Okay.
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Living Room Is Empty
Written by Nick Stumpf (as Nicholas Stumpf), Michael Joshua Wise, James Krents & Matthew Stinchcomb
Performed by French Kicks
Published by Songs Music Publishing (SESAC) & No Stupid Music (SESAC)
Courtesy of Star Time Intl.
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Grew on me...
4 January 2015 | by (US) – See all my reviews

Intelligent, very low key mumble-core comedy/ drama that I liked better on reflection than while I was first watching it.

While I was viewing, the lack of plot and forward motion seemed frustrating. But looking back I found all the little honest moments of human weirdness that Bujalski captured with his (apparently) semi-improvised style gave me more of a real look into the lives of these late 20 somethings than I would have gotten from a more plot driven narrative.

And there IS a plot – about careers, about commitments, and about friendship. The tension over whether two friends who co-own a shop are actually going to sue each other over how the store is run is palpable, if not heart pounding. It's just the focus is more on details than on the big picture -- which is actually a lovely change from most films out there.

Kudos too for having a lead character in a wheelchair and a) not making that the most important thing about her, and b) allowing her to be sexy, sexual, funny, angry, grumpy – all the things people with challenged lives rarely are in movies.


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