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Somebody Is Waiting (1996)

R | | Drama | 19 December 1996 (USA)
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Charlotte Ellis is a devoted mother, caring for her five children alone, following the departure of her cruel, alcoholic husband Roger To make her situation worse, her son Leon is going off the rails.

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Credited cast:
... Roger Ellis
... Charlotte Ellis
... Leon
... Clayton
Tyler Cole Malinger ... Adlai
Lynn Fine ... Jacqueline
Michael Malota ... Kennedy
... Daniel
... Lilli
... Irma Cill
Maria Daleo ... Erica Macaluzzo
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
... Edna Rice
Maria Baldasseroni ... Erica Macaluzzo
Gabriella Battistoni ... Gigi
Fabrizio Bianconi ... Tony Macaluzzo
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Charlotte Ellis is a devoted mother, caring for her five children alone, following the departure of her cruel, alcoholic husband Roger To make her situation worse, her son Leon is going off the rails.

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Nastassja projects better from the grave than those living on screen
26 September 2003 | by See all my reviews

A difficult movie to watch once that certainly does not merit a second viewing. Some aspects of "Somebody Is Waiting," are frankly boring and almost akin to having to endure someone dragging their fingernails across a blackboard. A dysfunctional family is held together by the mother, Nastassja Kinski, but she is killed off within twenty minutes and then the viewer has to endure her highly despicable husband until he too dies accidentally. Even though she is no longer amongst the living, Nastassja's presence in flashback and voiceovers is the glue that holds this movie together. "Somebody Is Waiting" is a melodrama that is suffocating and has the lightness of a five hundred pound lead weight.


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