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Janie Jones (2010)

 -  Drama | Music  -  29 April 2011 (USA)
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A young girl who has been abandoned by her former-groupie mother informs a fading rock star that she is his daughter.

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Iris
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Brassy Girl (as Katie Riccio)
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A young girl who has been abandoned by her former-groupie mother informs a fading rock star that she is his daughter.

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Two strangers. One family.

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Janie Jones: Uma História de Amor  »

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The film's dedication is "For Julia", who is director's David M. Rosenthal real daughter and his assistant director for this film. They first met when he was 30 and she was 11. See more »

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Featured in Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #2.16 (2011) See more »

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From This Life
Written by Eef Barzelay
Performed by Alessandro Nivola
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Cute and heartfelt.
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I saw this film for the first time in a little theater in Des Moines, Iowa called The Varsity. It is one of my favorite spots. I thought that it was only right that I see it in an Iowa theater since thats where it was shot. A lot of my friends had worked on this and I was excited to see it! Overall I thought that the story was pretty good. I really felt for abigail's character. She is always so great in everything she does. I also heard that she was a joy to be around, so that probably helped too! This films progression was done really well. The character development was awesome! The only thing I would change would be how quickly we get to the end. I wish that I could've been led a little longer. Anyways, great film. Proud to have it shot in Iowa!


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