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Face the Music (2001)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Music | April 2001 (USA)
After losing their gig at the local watering hole and being dumped by their label a local band will stop at nothing to get back on the charts.

Director:

Jeff Howard
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tyler Christopher ... Dan
Elena Lyons ... Claire
Patrick Malone ... Steve (as Patrick Y. Malone)
Sharon Leal ... Tracie
Harry Van Gorkum ... Puzzles Levy
Jill Ritchie ... Eden
Marshall Bell ... Tommy the Bartender
Una Damon ... Reggie Rein
Ryan Francis ... Ray
Charles C. Stevenson Jr. ... Ed
Bev Land Bev Land ... Andy
Ted McGinley ... Marcus
Gloria LeRoy Gloria LeRoy ... Grandma
Laura Caulfield Laura Caulfield ... Heather (as Laura Ann Caulfield)
Jennifer Slimko ... Rich Girl
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After losing their gig at the local watering hole and being dumped by their label a local band will stop at nothing to get back on the charts.

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One band. One dream. One outrageous plan!

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Comedy | Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some sexual content
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It's Tootsie meets the Player set in the music industry and is really charming!
10 November 2004 | by scptdoc007See all my reviews

This witty and charming romantic comedy centers around a rock band, who, after losing their steady gig and being dumped by their record label, decide to fake the death of the lead singer "Dan" (Tyler Christopher), in hopes that record sales will catapult through the roof. After all, artists are worth more dead than alive, or are they?

When no body show's up at the funeral, Dan reinvents himself al la "Tootsie" and heads out in the world where he becomes a huge female pop sensation.

Tyler does an amazing job carrying the contemporary Dustin Hoffman role and deserves credit for pulling off Dan's female alter ego "Danielle". He also plays guitar and sings showing real talent and the rest of the cast, including Sharol Leal, Ted McGinley, and Gloria LeRoy bring the characters to life in a well produced indie pic.

In addition, the music in the film is a character of itself. The original score stands out above most independent films, especially the original songs Dan/Daniell performs.

The filmmakers should be proud of a job well done!


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English

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April 2001 (USA) See more »

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