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The Off Hours (2011)

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A waitress working the night shift at a roadside diner in a small, industrial town becomes intrigued by a charming truck driver, while the diner's owner struggles to keep his dwindling business afloat.

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Alice Bridgforth ...
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Gergana Mellin ...
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Oliver
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Dirty Trucker
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Ben (as Ben Jakupcak)
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Eliza
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Jenny (as Madeline Elizabeth)
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Danielle
Ron Carrier ...
Frank
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You're awake when everyone else is asleep. You're standing still as traffic is whipping by at 70mph. You see dusk and dawn everyday because they happen on your way to a time clock and then to a bed. Your off hours are spent trying to figure out why you're here, whether you want to stay, and how to leave. Written by The Off Hours

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Excellent Film!
6 June 2011 | by (Seattle, WA) – See all my reviews

The Off Hours was by far the best movie I've seen at the Seattle International Film Festival. It is so powerful and moving. Breathtaking scenery and a stunning cast paired with an amazing soundtrack. Life in a dead end town, pure and simple.

The characters are so depressing in such a beautiful way. It's rare to go to a film that really changes the way you feel when you leave the theater. I left feeling the way every one of those characters felt, as if I was part of the film.

I would highly recommend it and see it again for sure.

I give it a 10 out of 10 easily.


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