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The Annihilation of Fish (1999)

R | | Romance | January 2000 (USA)
After years of living alone, an eccentric black and white couple find real companionship and romance. Lynn Redgrave and Jams Earl Jones are just wonderful.

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Charles Burnett
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lynn Redgrave ... Poinsettia
James Earl Jones ... Fish
Margot Kidder ... Mrs. Muldroone
Tommy Redmond Hicks Tommy Redmond Hicks ... New York City Minister
David Kogen David Kogen ... Social Worker
Arlene Albertson Arlene Albertson ... Woman at Bus Station
Dale Franzen Dale Franzen ... Opera Performer 1
Gary Bachlund Gary Bachlund ... Opera Performer 2
Ronald F. Hoiseck ... Reno Minister (as Ron Hoiseck)
Sarah Benoit ... Reno Minister's Wife
Victoria Prismantas ... Young Hippie Woman
Phillip Kako Phillip Kako ... Hippie Preacher
Shannon Wilcox ... Hippie Preacher's Wife
Hoyt Richards ... Man in Bar
Anthony Guidera ... Gun Seller
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After years of living alone, an eccentric black and white couple find real companionship and romance. Lynn Redgrave and Jams Earl Jones are just wonderful.

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Genres:

Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some sexual content
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

January 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Erotas kai alles morfes trellas See more »

Filming Locations:

South Pasadena, California, USA

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Unbelievably well done, well acted, and well produced.
31 October 2001 | by heamesjSee all my reviews

This is by far the best small budget picture this year, if not ever. This movie will win awards, the players will receive nominations. I cannot possibly say enough about this picture. Redgrave was perfect. Margot Kidder, unbelievable... what a casting job. She alone is worth the 12 dollars. James Earl Jones wrestling nothing, falling on the floor...even his Jamaican accent was believable. What dialogue! What a script. From start to finish this one is a masterpiece.


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