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Falling Sky (1998)

R | | Drama | 26 August 2005 (USA)
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Emily, a young girl coming of age in lower class Las Vegas, must deal with her alcoholic mother, Resse.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Karen Allen ... Resse Nicholson
Brittany Murphy ... Emily Nicholson
Jeremy Jordan ... Vance
Chris Young ... Kyle
Patrick Renna ... Mark
R.D. Robb ... C.C.
Lea Moreno ... Allie (as Lea Moreno Young)
Vincent Riotta Vincent Riotta ... Mr. Hanes (as Vince Ricotta)
Giselle Anthony ... Stacy (as Giselle Rubin)
Montana Dillenberg Montana Dillenberg ... Young Emily, Montana
Michael Dempsey ... Tom Collins
Jennifer Jernigan Jennifer Jernigan ... Prostitute
Robert Langston Robert Langston ... Willie
Dianne Kay ... Waitress (as Dianne L. Kay)
Ali Gage Ali Gage ... Trucker Chic (as Ali L. Gage)
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Emily, a young girl coming of age in lower class Las Vegas, must deal with her alcoholic mother, Resse.

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Rated R for language, nudity and substance abuse

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 August 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Crocodile Tears See more »

Filming Locations:

Culver City, California, USA See more »

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Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Ultra Stereo

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Color
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Emily Nicholson: [voiceover] Sometimes people get lost, they don't know who they are and they lose their identity. They simply won't face who they've become.
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Trouble In Mind
Performed by Brittany Murphy
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It happened to me.
29 September 2002 | by JulietVSee all my reviews

Having lived in Las Vegas every day of my life, I was enjoying it, up until the end. How freaking depressing, since it mirrors what happened to me almost exactly. (Only my mom was a nurse, not a stripper.)

Sad, sad movie, not sad in a good way, like "Beaches" or "Steel Magnolias"...just depressing!

Brittany Murphy is going to be getting an Oscar someday, she's always so good in movies. If you like her, I'd suggest Freeway or something else.


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