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Our Burden Is Light (2000)

R | | Drama, Romance | 2000 (USA)
Karen Moone is a needy woman with an unfaithful boyfriend that is completely miserable after the suicide of her mother. Her only friend is the punk singer and baker Marnie Lowell. Kyle ... See full summary »

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Denise Coates

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Denise Coates
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Cast

Credited cast:
Karl Alvarez Karl Alvarez ... Lembo
Jessica Ballard Jessica Ballard ... Marnie Lowell
Robert Bisetti Robert Bisetti ... Boss
Abe Brenann Abe Brenann ... Tim Hunter
Abe Brennan Abe Brennan ... Tim Hunter
Sam Ceridon Sam Ceridon ... Detective
Cathy Coan Cathy Coan ... Marci
Daniel Coates Daniel Coates ... Pero
Denise Coates Denise Coates ... Karen Moone
Timothy Englert ... Bartender
Jason Livermore Jason Livermore ... Drunken Pete
Brian McCulley ... Bill
Nate Mendel Nate Mendel ... Devin
Nato Morris Nato Morris ... Douglas Moone
John Pendergrast John Pendergrast ... Suit #2
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Karen Moone is a needy woman with an unfaithful boyfriend that is completely miserable after the suicide of her mother. Her only friend is the punk singer and baker Marnie Lowell. Kyle Elliot is a man bored with his perfect middle-class life with the shallow and beautiful wife Sarah that works composing jingles for advertisements. While waiting for a bus in a rainy night, Karen and Kyle are violently assaulted by a thief and Karen has amnesia. Kyle pretends that he lost his memories too and both stay in a church, where they fall in love for each other. When Kyle is located by his wife and Karen recalls her previous life, they both miss the time they spend together. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Sometimes destiny has a way of finding us

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Almas Atormentadas See more »

Filming Locations:

Fort Collins, Colorado, USA

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Lightburden Productions See more »
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Color
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This movie really hit home
15 September 2004 | by miltonmanSee all my reviews

All I can say is that I was so excited to see this film because I am a HUGE Foo Fighters fan and I really love Nate Mendel. Well, I couldn't believe how I felt like this movie was talking to me when I saw it. I have been struggling with deciding if I want to go art school or not and I finally feel like I've got the courage to go. It's rare that we see a movie where an artist is held up as something special. In fact we rarely see movies about artists, period. But this film really was an homage to all those people who truly have something to express through their artistic vision, whether it was the woman with her paintings or the man with his music. It just felt like the writer respected artists so much when writing this script. Plus the way that it ended gave me hope. I was afraid because a lot of the move seems a little dark that it wouldn't have an uplifting message, but the message was so uplifting that it's given me the courage to go for my dreams! I am so grateful that I got to see this film.


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