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Julian Po (1997)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama | 5 September 1997 (USA)
Christian Slater is a stranger who comes to a small town. The local citizens think he's up to no good. After bothering him for a while, he blurts out his reason for moving in frustration.

Director:

Alan Wade

Writers:

Branimir Scepanovic (book), Alan Wade
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Christian Slater ... Julian Po
Robin Tunney ... Sarah
Michael Parks ... Vern
Cherry Jones ... Lucy
Frankie Faison ... Sheriff Leon
Harve Presnell ... Mayor Henry Leech
Allison Janney ... Lilah Leech
LaTanya Richardson Jackson ... Darlene (as Latanya Richardson)
Dina Spybey-Waters ... Dee (as Dina Spybey)
Bruce Bohne ... Pastor Bean
Roy Cooper Roy Cooper ... Tobias the Barber
Zeljko Ivanek ... Tom Potter
Ellen McElduff Ellen McElduff ... Reva
Io Tillett Wright Io Tillett Wright ... Walter
Jeremy Jordan ... Bobby
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Storyline

Christian Slater is a stranger who comes to a small town. The local citizens think he's up to no good. After bothering him for a while, he blurts out his reason for moving in frustration. Written by RachelW

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for thematic elements related to suicide, and for language and some sensuality | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 September 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Tears of Julian Po See more »

Filming Locations:

Fleischmanns, New York, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$33,148, 7 September 1997, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$33,148, 7 September 1997
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The German dubbed version differs from the usual dubbing of foreign films. In this movie they use the German "Herr" instead of "Mister" and the German currency (then "D-Mark") instead of US currency (when Christian Slater hires a room). See more »

Quotes

Julian Po: I'm not going to kill myself today, so you can all just go on home.
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Connections

Version of Smrt gospodina Goluze (1982) See more »

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How to Fly
Written & Performed by Pete Snell
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strange attractors
3 June 2004 | by edwardsorfleetSee all my reviews

This is the kind of film you can only sit through after midnight whilst flicking incoherently through the channels. That is how i came upon such a strange film, one which i could not stop watching, despite the efforts of the oncoming dawn light telling me to.

Slater plays his role very well as the confused outsider, a role that the audience can only find themselves joining him in, and Tunney's performance as the attractive girl who wants to run away from home is also well performed. All in all, this is a good film to sit through only if you are in an open minded mood, if you are feeling at all skeptical, leave it on the shelf.


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