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Floating (1997)

Not Rated | | Drama, Romance | 8 October 1999 (USA)
Floating is the story of a young man's struggle to come of age during a violent period of emotional and financial bankruptcy. The film stars Norman Reedus as Van, a son shouldering the ... See full summary »

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William Roth

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William Roth
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Norman Reedus ... Van
Chad Lowe ... Doug
Will Lyman ... Van's Father
Sybil Darrow ... Julie (as Sybil Temchen)
Jonathan Quint Jonathan Quint ... Jason
Josh Marchette Josh Marchette ... Flip
Rachel Reposa Rachel Reposa ... Sarah
Bruce Kenny ... Coach
Adrienne Starrs Adrienne Starrs ... Doug's Mom
Robert Harriell ... Steve (as Rob Harriell)
Casey Affleck ... Prep #1
Lyon Reese Lyon Reese ... Prep #2 (as Jolyon Reese)
Edward Stanley ... Prep #3 (as Eddie Rutkowski)
Ali Raizin Ali Raizin ... Girl #1
Angelica Nebbia Angelica Nebbia ... Girl #2
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Floating is the story of a young man's struggle to come of age during a violent period of emotional and financial bankruptcy. The film stars Norman Reedus as Van, a son shouldering the responsibility of his embittered father, with no one to nurture him through his own pain. Van's father is so engrossed in his own troubles that he fails to emotionally support his son. As Doug, Chad Lowe provides Van with friendship, but more importantly, with the knowledge that a "perfect life" isn't always what it seems. After Van and Doug engage in a crime spree that ends in tragedy, father and son finally come together for the first time to transcend mourning. Written by Anonymous

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Drama | Romance

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Not Rated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 October 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Fuldokló ifjúság See more »

Filming Locations:

Concord, Massachusetts, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,651, 5 September 1999, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$5,651, 5 September 1999
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Arclight Partners See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Van: I had it. The white picket fence life. Good family. Good friends. Good life. Then my dad blew it. Screwed himself up in a car accident. My mom couldn't take it, so she split... taking most of our money with her. I was kinda depressed for awhile, but now I'm doin' all right.
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A Simple Drama
15 December 2011 | by thatty7See all my reviews

This movie starts off very slow. After watching a couple minutes, I thought to myself, if this movie doesn't get super exciting soon, I'm going to turn it off. However, I found myself getting into it. It's not a super thrilling or exciting movie. It's simple. It's just about a young man and how he's dealing with life. He's had some bad things happen to him and this movie just shows you how he's trying to deal with it. It's a simple drama. It starts off boring but, by the end you feel like you've watched something real. People dealing with real problems in mostly real ways. It's very easy to relate to the characters, especially Van (Norman Reedus) and Doug (Chad Lowe). It won't be the best movie you've ever seen but, it's definitely worth watching at least once. Definitely a must watch if you're a Norman Reedus fan.


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