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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 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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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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The whole theater was filled with laughter
3 May 2000 | by kencomerSee all my reviews

I'm not sure how this movie could have been funnier, but I'm glad it wasn't: if I had laughed any harder, I would have p**d in my pants. Top-flight performances by three top-flight actors made this comedy one of the best I have seen in years.

The ending was completely predictable... If you can't guess how the movie will end after watching the first ten minutes or so, you just aren't trying. Even though you generally know what's going to happen, the craftmanship with which the characters are portrayed makes it certain that your joy is never diminished.

I had the giggles for half an hour. See this movie!


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