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Answers to Nothing (2011)

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Against the backdrop of a missing girl case, lost souls throughout Los Angeles search for meaning and redemption and affect each other in ways they don't always see.

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Intertwining stories exploring the bad in the best of us and the good in the worst of us. Against the backdrop of a child abduction case we follow five days in the life of the single parent detective assigned to the case, her best friend whose determination to get pregnant keeps her from confronting her husband's infidelity, a school teacher and his obsession with the missing child that pushes him to the edge of vigilantism, a beat cop grieving over the violent death of his wife, a recovering addict and her wheel chair bound brother preparing for the LA marathon, and a self-loathing African American TV writer's search for love. Written by Anonymous

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Sometimes its the small steps we take in life that reveal themselves later to be the most courageous ones. See more »

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Rated R for some strong sexual content, nudity, violence and language | See all certifications »

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$14,262 (USA) (2 December 2011)

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$22,029 (USA) (16 December 2011)
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Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.42 (2011) See more »

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Compelling and Convicting
25 January 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was blown away at how raw and honest this film was. It dealt with real, difficult issues that most, if not all people can relate to. There are affairs, disabilities, prejudice, and a kidnapping. Each main character is likable yet broken, and each are changed by how their lives intertwine. Each actor does a fantastic job, with the exception of Dane Cook, who I think had a calculated somewhat forced performance. Overall, this film is touching and convicting. It challenges the audience to look at their own lives and to take action where it is needed to end injustice. I highly recommend it to anyone, especially if you feel like your life is stagnant and needs some motivation.


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