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Transatlantic Coffee (2012)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 6 January 2013 (USA)
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Inspired by a true story, 'Transatlantic Coffee' is a tale of boy meets girl, boy falls in love with girl ...only the boy is a 41 year old clown, the girl, a teenage stripper from London. ... See full summary »

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Alex
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Mandie (as Rachel Marie Lewis)
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Ronnie
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Alexa (as Stephanie Domini Ehlert)
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Jazz Singer
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Stephanie
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Angry Customer
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Sleazy Guy in Nightclub
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Inspired by a true story, 'Transatlantic Coffee' is a tale of boy meets girl, boy falls in love with girl ...only the boy is a 41 year old clown, the girl, a teenage stripper from London. Alex is battling bleak circumstances within his version of a hostile world. However, his outlook evolves with the emergence of the young, sharp and adventurous, Mandie. The oddball duo embrace each other for who they are, until Alex's secret trauma bubbles to the surface, leaving for a climax that should not be missed. Written by Riding Hood Motion Pictures

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He Lost his Color. A Teenage Stripper from London Found it. See more »

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Café Transatlantique  »

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The main character was partially based on a real life man from writer/director Erik Peter Carlson's hometown. Carlson made a documentary of this individual in 1999, which followed a day in the life of a man who was recently released from a mental institution. See more »

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Alex: I got to piss like a racehorse.
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Fine and Mellow
Written by Billie Holiday
Performed by Liana Gabel and the Michaels
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4 May 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is supposed to be a character driven movie, but the main character seems too twitchy and bizarre to relate to at times. Pinassi plays a man-child called Alex that falls for a teen girl from London. Alex is a loser with no life, which SHOULD make us all relate to him on some level.

Overall, this is not a Hollywood cookie-cutter movie, which is the exciting part. It does many times have really sincere and personal moments that are very enjoyable. The ending offers a huge impact. I give the film some credit for being different and original with some scenes of fantastic performances and direction.


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