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Niagara, Niagara (1997)

An outsider and a young woman plagued by Tourette's syndrome meet and together journey to Canada.

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Bob Gosse

Writer:

Matthew Weiss
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robin Tunney ... Marcy
Henry Thomas ... Seth
Michael Parks ... Walter
Stephen Lang ... Claude
John MacKay John MacKay ... Seth's Father
Alan Pottinger Alan Pottinger ... Sanitation Lot Cop
Sol Frieder Sol Frieder ... Pawnbroker
Candy Clark ... Sally
Andrew L. Phillips Andrew L. Phillips ... Sally's Policeman
Jeffrey Howard Jeffrey Howard ... Liquor Store Clerk
Shawn Hatosy ... Lead High School Punk
Adam Lauricella Adam Lauricella ... High School Punk #2 (as Adam T. Lauricella)
Jaime Lynn O'Hara Jaime Lynn O'Hara ... High School Girl
John Ventimiglia ... Doug
Clea DuVall ... Convenience Store Clerk
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Storyline

"Niagra, Niagra" begins quietly in a drugstore in Poughkeepsie, where Marcie, the film's disarming heroine, likes to shoplift. She literally crashes into Seth, a quiet outsider, also on a shoplifting spree. Marcie invites Seth to accompany her to Canada to find a black hairstyling head. They set off in Seth's beat-up station wagon, destined for a toy store in Toronto. While on the road, Marcie confides to Seth that she has Tourette's syndrome, necessitating a series of detours to liquor stories and pharmacies along the roads of upstate New York. Written by Anonymous

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Love can't be controlled.

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, sexuality, substance abuse and strong language | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 March 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ниагара, Ниагара See more »

Filming Locations:

Rosendale, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$40,224, 27 March 1998

Gross USA:

$168,462, 12 April 1998
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Shooting Gallery See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color (Technicolor)
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Both Kate Winslet and 'Juliette Lewis' turned down the role of Marcy. See more »

Goofs

In the toy store, boxes that Marcy has already knocked off the shelves appear back on the shelves later in the scene. See more »


Soundtracks

Odysseus Now
Written by Michael Hoban, Christopher Forgarty
Performed by Katie Belle & The Belle Rangers
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One Of The Best Love Stories
8 May 2003 | by Funboy1615See all my reviews

Wow! I caught this on IFC recently after I watched But Im A Cheerleader. Id never heard of this movie but the description sounded remotely interesting. I went in with low expectations and now I must say this is one of the best love stories ever in film. Robin Tunney does an excellent job portraying a person with tourettes. The relationship between the two and just the slightest details in the film are so acurate and believable. I usually hate "romance" and love films but this movie truly touched me. I so recommend this movie to anyone with the ability of vision.


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