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The Brass Teapot (2012)

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When a couple discovers that a brass teapot makes them money whenever they hurt themselves, they must come to terms with how far they are willing to go.

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When a couple discovers that a brass teapot makes them money whenever they hurt themselves, they must come to terms with how far they are willing to go.

Director: Ramaa Mosley
Stars: Traci Dinwiddie, Ben Weber, Lilyan Chauvin
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Yoel (as Robert Michael McClure)
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Storyline

Based on the comic book series "The Brass Teapot" about a mid-twenty-year-old couple who, in these difficult economic times, finds a mysterious, magical brass teapot which makes them money but at a surprising price. After realizing the teapot's power, John and Alice must decide how far they will go to fulfill their dream. Written by Anonymous

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No Pain. No Gain.


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Rated R for violence, some sexual content, language and drug use | See all certifications »

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15 April 2013 (USA)  »

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Amor por conveniencia  »

Box Office

Budget:

$900,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$4,468 (USA) (5 April 2013)

Gross:

$6,643 (USA) (12 April 2013)
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The video game John plays is Saints Row 3. See more »

Goofs

When John and Alice are in the library, Alice rips a page out of the "Magical Objects and Potions" book. When John first notices, there are certain pages to the left and right of the torn out one. In the next shot with John, they are totally different pages with the torn page still in the middle. See more »

Quotes

Alice: There is nothing evil about wanting more.
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Connections

References Cops (1989) See more »

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Guajira Guapa
Written and Performed by Jan Steele
Courtesy of 5 Alarm Music
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As Ramaa Mosley's debut film, "The Brass Teapot" shines.
13 April 2013 | by See all my reviews

Ramaa Mosley's debut film "The Brass Teapot" stands out as an enjoyable indie flick. Having been a fan of Juno Temple for quite some time, it's nice to see her breaking out into larger roles.

The acting in the film superb, and the plot plays out well. The film is quite enjoyable all around, and makes you question your moral integrity when you put yourself in their position.

The temptation of money is a powerful one. How far would you go to get all the money you have ever wanted?

Ultimately, it's an enjoyable film that you should check out given the chance.


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