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The Young Girl and the Monsoon (1999)

Not Rated | | Comedy | 27 April 2001 (USA)
A photojournalist (Terry Kinney) upsets his daughter (Ellen Muth) and loses his girlfriend (Mili Avital) by covering stories in remote and dangerous locations.

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James Ryan

Writer:

James Ryan
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Terry Kinney ... Hank
Ellen Muth ... Constance
Mili Avital ... Erin
Domenick Lombardozzi ... Frankie
Diane Venora ... Giovanna
Tim Guinee ... Jack
Christine Mehrlich Christine Mehrlich ... Teenage Girl #1
Liana Ryan Liana Ryan ... Teenage Girl #2
Lee Wong Lee Wong ... Waiter
Eugene Leong Eugene Leong ... Cook
Candyce Mason Candyce Mason ... Candy
Tina Flaherty Tina Flaherty ... Tina von Gal
James Ryan James Ryan ... Man on Street
Patricia Francy Patricia Francy ... Socialite
Connie Meehan Connie Meehan ... Socialite
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A photojournalist (Terry Kinney) upsets his daughter (Ellen Muth) and loses his girlfriend (Mili Avital) by covering stories in remote and dangerous locations.

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Details

Official Sites:

Monsoon Productions

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 April 2001 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,768, 6 May 2001, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$8,759, 13 May 2001
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Constance: My mom told me that my dad was doing an assignment in like, um, Rwanda - I don't know, some place like that - and he accidentally stood on a landmine. She said the first he he thought was, I can't photograph this, it's under my foot. So he took out a pencil and paper and made notes about it and all. You know, to have in case you had to write an essay on it or something. And then he counted to three, and jumped off. And the mine never went off. He told my mom not to tell me about it...
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this movie rocks
9 March 2003 | by cmehrlicSee all my reviews

This movie is played all the time on showtime, if you ever want to see it. Plus it is coming out on DVD (15,000) copies sometime soon. It is a beautiful story about complicated relationships both parental and romantic. Personally, I think Mili Avital did a beautiful job, as she always does, and I wish that i could see her more often in movies. She was once named most promising actress... but i haven't seen her in much. Well good luck Mili and see this movie, a solid independent film and moving story.


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