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The Last Brickmaker in America (2001)

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A man must cope with the loss of his wife and the obsolescence of his job before finding redemption by becoming a role model to an equally lost 13-year-old.

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Credited cast:
... Henry Cobb
... Ruth Anne
... Mike
... Karen
Mert Hatfield ... Bank Chairman Charlie Redden
Cody Newton ... Danny Potter
... Ms. Abbott
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
... Flower Shop Patron
... Dorothy Cobb
... Lewis
Sharon Davis ... School Administrator
Duke Ernsberger ... Principal Robert Keenan
Dennis Gomez ... Construction worker
... Teacher
Joseph Kimray ... Choir Member
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A man must cope with the loss of his wife and the obsolescence of his job before finding redemption by becoming a role model to an equally lost 13-year-old.

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Rated PG for some mild language | See all certifications »
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23 September 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Amerikan viimeinen tiilentekijä  »

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$8,000,000 (estimated)
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[After surveying some graffiti on the walls of the Washington Public School.]
Henry Cobb: I can't understand why a boy as smart and thoughtful as you would do such a thing.
Danny Potter: I was mad.
Henry Cobb: At the school?
Danny Potter: At my parents.
Henry Cobb: Then why didn't you spray paint them?
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Great MOW! Too bad the producers still owe me 400 bucks...
5 October 2001 | by See all my reviews

...a thoughtfully written, performed, and photographed Movie of the Week, which took full advantage of rustic rural and suburban locations in and near Charlotte, NC.

Compared to the usual "grind 'em out" television long-form projects, there is a lot of texture and attention to detail: cast performances, production design, cinematography, and even if the casting and direction of the background players.

  • a film very enjoyable to view!


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