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Treading Water (2001)

Casey has rejected her privileged upbringing and restores old boats for a living. She lives with her beautiful social worker girlfriend Alex in what seems like a cozy new life until her ... See full summary »

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Lauren Himmelvo (as Lauren Himmel)

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Lauren Himmelvo (as Lauren Himmel), Julia Hollinger
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Cast overview:
Angie Redman Angie Redman ... Casey Olsen (as Angela Redman)
Nina Landey Nina Landey ... Alex Barrett-Rosenberg
Annette Miller ... Mrs. Olsen
Robert Harte Robert Harte ... Shawn Olsen
Shawn Nee Shawn Nee ... Andrew Olsen
Richard Snee Richard Snee ... Mr. Olsen
Lysa Apostle Lysa Apostle ... Carmen Miller
M. Lynda Robinson M. Lynda Robinson ... Cathy Tucker (as Linda Robinson)
Morgan Nevins Morgan Nevins ... Hannah Tucker
Robert Pemberton Robert Pemberton ... Jeremy Tucker
Gideon Banner Gideon Banner ... Derek Landen
Richard Frazier Richard Frazier ... Jimmy Landen
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Casey has rejected her privileged upbringing and restores old boats for a living. She lives with her beautiful social worker girlfriend Alex in what seems like a cozy new life until her stuffy family demands that she come home for Christmas - without Alex. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 June 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Perpatontas sto nero See more »

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Tunnel Vision Productions See more »
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Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Excellent Movie about Love and Relationships
20 November 2009 | by battlecrycreekSee all my reviews

This movie just felt very true to life. I liked the ending which seemed to resolve naturally without any big moments but with a lot of little moments coming together. You could tell it is an honest love story. It doesn't matter what the 'sexual orientation' of the main characters are, it still a story about love and understanding.

There were a lot of scenes that involved the family. The setting is during what for some people is a very stressful time. Namely "the holidays." Christmas to be precise.

Like most good films, this one addresses issues of love, fitting in, expectations, and can't-be-overcome biases. In the end Alexandra and Casey make a choice for each other, knowing that love is difficult, and about giving. Well done.


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