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Milwaukee, Minnesota (2003)

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A young man who's been labeled mentally ill is left on his own after his mother's murder. Confused and alone, he's targeted by two different con artists out to make off with his inheritance.

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Allan Mindel

Writer:

Richard Murphy (as R.D. Murphy)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Troy Garity ... Albert Burroughs
Alison Folland ... Tuey Stites
Randy Quaid ... Jerry James
Bruce Dern ... Sean McNally
Hank Harris ... Stan Stites
Debra Monk ... Edna Burroughs
Josh Brolin ... Gary
Holly Woodlawn ... Transvestite
Suzanne Petri ... Barfly
John Judd ... Bartender
Maren Lindow ... Woman in Photograph
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Storyline

Having lived his entire life under the watchful eye of his overbearing mother, Albert must fend for himself when an unidentified automobile suddenly kills her. Free for the first time, Albert quickly responds to the bait dangling in front of him, putting his aggressors against one another in a race for his trust. Using his skills that make him a gifted fisherman, Albert turns the tables on his seemingly doomed fate, capturing the heart of the woman most eager to deceive him, and fooling the man most intent on destroying him. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, sexual content, some violence and brief drug use | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 December 2005 (France) See more »

Filming Locations:

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,517, 5 June 2005, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$17,350, 11 September 2005
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Goofs

Tuey arrives to pick up Albert for the second fishing trip. The long shot shows a passenger dressed in orange in the passenger seat. Albert is still standing on the sidewalk in his orange suit. The close up shows Stan in the passenger seat wearing his brown jacket. See more »

Quotes

Albert Burroughs: My mother taught me how to fish... the fishes taught me how to catch them.
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You Are My Destiny
Written by Paul Anka
Performed by Paul Anka
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Well shot and acted North American 'indie movie'
25 April 2005 | by tresdodgeSee all my reviews

A mentally deficient man ,who has a knack for winning money at fish catching competitions, is left to fend for himself after his mother is run down and murdered. Fragile, innocent and alone he is targeted by crooks hell bent on taking some of his money.

A very well shot and acted film, I was surprised at how accomplished the main lead actor(Troy Garrity)was in portraying the character of Albert. The other actors played their parts well and the technical aspects were done well with the cinematography exceptionally good. However,at times the movie was very slow and caused me to lose my attention and become a bit dis-interested. Nevertheless a watchable effort that takes you away from the world outside for a while.


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