Strings (I) (2011)

 |  Drama, Thriller  |  10 June 2011 (USA)
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In the wake of his daughter's death, a troubled musician seeks out an experimental therapist to turn his life around. When the therapist calls for him to leave everything behind and take on... See full summary »




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Credited cast:
Billy / Jimmy
Chris Potter ...
Karl Anderson ...
Karl / Cleveland Trombone
Jack Lee ...
Phillip Yeager ...
Rex Roth
Gary Chason ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Diane Bernard ...
Cheryl Bliss ...
The Red
Eryn Buchanan ...
Child 1
Kelsey Buchanan ...
Child 2


In the wake of his daughter's death, a troubled musician seeks out an experimental therapist to turn his life around. When the therapist calls for him to leave everything behind and take on a new identity, the musician realizes his new life isn't what it seems and his therapist is using patients to commit vigilante crimes. After eight years as a criminal, he sneaks back to visit the life he left behind. Written by Ray Finkle

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job. friends. home. family. identity.


Drama | Thriller



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$650,000 (estimated)

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2.35 : 1
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When filming the phone call between Karl and Jimmy, Karl refused to finish shooting until the directors were "excited" about his performance. It took 57 takes. See more »


Jack: You always want to leave things better than you found them. The trick is to know when to walk away.
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18 July 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have seen this movie twice with different people and all of us were mesmerized both times. I am always amazed at what comes from writer's minds, but this was an especially interesting idea and it really did make me thinks about the Strings in my life. I can't wait until it is in Theaters across the country. Billy Harvey reminded me of that old line "don't just act, stand there". He conveyed volumes with a look. Very impressive for a newcomer. I, too, would give this movie a Best Ensemble award. I wanted each and every one of them to win their particular fight. I also loved the music, particularly Billy's theme song. It was haunting. I was delighted when he won the award for Best Song. This is a very talented group of actors and I am hoping they get the recognition they deserve.

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