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A grieving father in a downward spiral stumbles across a box of his recently deceased son's demo tapes and lyrics. Shocked by the discovery of this unknown talent, he forms a band in the hope of finding some catharsis.

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Josh
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Mary Beth
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Sam
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Casey
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Jacob Taylor (aka Dorm Dude)
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Brent
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Keri
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Female Newscaster #2
Lance West ...
Male Newscaster #2
Kevin Ogle ...
Male Newscaster
Linda Cavanaugh ...
Female Newscaster
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Brent's Wife
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Lisa Martin
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Emily
Phil Deberry ...
Favorite Uncle
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Storyline

A grieving father in a downward spiral stumbles across a box of his recently deceased son's demo tapes and lyrics. Shocked by the discovery of this unknown talent, he forms a band in the hope of finding some catharsis.

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The way back begins with a single chord.

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Comedy | Drama | Music

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

21 February 2015 (Japan)  »

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Bez kormila  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$37,440 (USA) (17 October 2014)

Gross:

$37,440 (USA) (17 October 2014)
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When Josh stands up his father, Sam, they were to meet at "the Belle." Sam is waiting at the Belle Isle Brewery in Oklahoma City. Later, Sam orders a double whiskey in the Blue Belle in Guthrie Oklahoma. Tom Mix once bartended at the Blue Belle. See more »

Goofs

After Emily leaves Josh's things for Sam and he refuses to take them on his boat, he goes back to the boat and starts eating a sandwich with lettuce. He looks back to Josh's things and when the scene cuts back, there is no lettuce on the sandwich. See more »

Quotes

Sam: I've heard the donuts in here are better than sex.
Quentin: You're doing it wrong, then.
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Soundtracks

Girls Thoughts
Written by François Rousseau
Performed by CIRC
Courtesy of Extreme Music
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Amazing
27 January 2014 | by (Lewes, DE) – See all my reviews

Was fortunate to see this at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. The story line was very original and fresh. Emotional as hell! Really shows a story from a different perspective with a bit of a twist. NO SPOILER I PROMISE! Anton Yelchin was amazing. HE SANG!I was not familiar with him (I know, I know)and I thought he must be a professional singer who was acting. Billy Crudup was also a huge talent that I was also unfamiliar with. His voice was amazing but his acting was off the charts. You could really feel his emotion and understand his thoughts. The rest of the cast was also stellar. I am chomping at the bit for the soundtrack to come out. I will be the first in line. Thank you William H. Macy for an amazing piece of work!


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