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Coming-of-age tale set aboard a freighter traveling America's Great Lakes. Dale is an Ivy League college student who briefly joins a world-weary crew. Exposed to a seafaring lifestyle which falls short of his literary visions, Dale instead finds the experience rich in unexpected ways. The men's bravado and comical posturing gives way as their lively story-telling reveals more about their mythologized view of life than about what actually may have happened.Written by
Project was previously in development with Prelude Pictures and Neufeld/Rehme Productions. See more »
When Collins is describing to Skippy the people photographing the hatch crane, he repeatedly says they were standing on the "boat deck." On a lake freighter, the deck containing the hatch covers and the hatch crane is called the "spar deck,' which one would expect a lakeboat officer to know. The "Boat Deck" is at the stern, one deck higher than the spar deck. It would be possible to see and photograph the hatch crane in operation from the boat deck on most lakers, but the company guests are shown standing next to the hatch cover, on the spar deck. See more »
Who is the most grotesque broad you ever fucked?
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This film was brimming with brisk, witty dialogue, and nuanced performances. Robert Forster and Charles Durning, in particular, stood out. Forster has an incredible humanity about him. What is so appealing about Mamet's films and plays is that the dialogue is so rapidfire, the actors don't have time to well, um, act. As a result (and, most likely, also due to masterful direction) they live in the moment. It is ironic that the result of such a word-intensive piece is profound simplicity.
Don't understand why this isn't getting wider distribution.
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