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Still Breathing (1997)

When artist and street performer Fletcher (Brendan Fraser) thinks con-artist Roz (Joanna Going) is the woman he has seen in a vision, he has no idea she sees him as her next victim.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lou Rawls ... The Tree Man
Brendan Fraser ... Fletcher McBracken
Joanna Going ... Rosalyn Willoughby
Steven Lambert ... Man in Alley (as Steve Lambert)
Chao Li Chi ... Formosa Bartender
Ann Magnuson ... Elaine
Paolo Seganti ... Tomas De Leon
Wendy Benson-Landes ... Brigitte (as Wendy Benson)
Katie Hagan Katie Hagan ... Little Girl in Dream
Celeste Holm ... Ida, Fletcher's Grand Mother
Toby Huss ... Cameron
Jeff Schweickert Jeff Schweickert ... Slammin' Sammy
Bill Gundry Bill Gundry ... Man With Painting
Angus Macfadyen ... Philip
Liz Mamana ... Slightly Elegant Girl
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Storyline

Two lost souls: she a con-artist in L.A.; he a puppeteer in San Antonio have the same dream linking each with the other. He travels to L.A. to find this woman he has become obsessed with. She resists, afraid of his kooky ideas until she travels with him to San Antonio and meets his wise grandmother. Story of two disparate people linked by "fate" gets increasingly interesting as it rolls along. Written by Ed Lorusso

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sensuality and a scene of violence | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 November 1998 (Singapore) See more »

Also Known As:

A Garota dos Meus Sonhos See more »

Filming Locations:

San Marcos, Texas, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$86,659, 3 May 1998, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$212,267, 29 May 1998
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The stone crafter story that Fletcher tells to Roz is a local legend about La Ventana de Rosa (the Rose Window), at the Mission San José in San Antonio. See more »

Goofs

Fletcher McBracken, after loosely and raggedly cutting out a women's picture, goes to throw it in a basket, and when it lands in the basket the cut out picture is perfectly and roundly trimmed right up to the image of the women. See more »

Quotes

Fletcher McBracken: Lemme ask you a question, Phil - and you don't have to answer it if you don't want to. D'you think that every last thread of intelligent life has chosen to huddle in either New York or LA? Or do you really believe that-that this soulless sinkhole has anything to do with real life humanity - namely integrity, compassion, dignity? Y'know what, don't answer that, Phil. Just lemme just give you some advice. Next time you're driving through Texas, you better stay clear of all the trailer parks. And ...
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Soundtracks

Jihad (Desert Storm Mix)
Written by John Ward and Raz Mesinai
Performed by Sub Dub
Courtesy of Instinct Records
By Arrangement with Ocean Park Music Group
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Beautiful
1 December 2003 | by BuffycarSee all my reviews

I absolutely LOVED this movie. The way it was filmed was so beautiful. It made me want to visit Texas. I was thrilled to see Joanna Going. She was on a soap opera I used to watch a looooong time ago. She is as beautiful as ever. The characters are believable. Joanna Going's character, Roz, is a con artist but instead of disliking her you feel sympathy for her. I would watch this movie again and again. The music weaves throughout the film and makes you feel good.


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