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Leaving Metropolis (2002)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 12 October 2003 (USA)
A famous painter creates a triangle in a young couple's marriage.

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Complete credited cast:
... David
... Matt (as Vincent Corazza)
... Kryla
Cherilee Taylor ... Violet
... Shannon
Arne MacPherson ... Homeless Man
... Businessman
Paul Stafford ... Goth Boy
Chris Sigurdson ... Complimentary Customer (as Christopher Sigurdson)
... Dr. Starbell
Blake Taylor ... Shepherd's Pie Customer
... Sharon
John Bluethner ... Mayor
David Brindle ... Television Announcer
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David is a painter with painter's block who takes a job as a waiter to get some inspiration. He falls for hunky diner owner Matt, who falls just as hard back. But Violet, Matt's wife is a complicating factor! Toss in David's best friends a dying pre-op transsexual best friend and an aging, bitter, fag-hag journalist. Will David break up Matt's marriage? Will Violet learn the truth? Will David or Matt learn the true meaning of love? Written by Tim Evanson <tevanson@earthlink.net>

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Film debut of Thom Allison. See more »

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A newspaper headline in the defunct Winnipeg Tribune uses the American spelling of "favored". The Winnipeg Tribune would have used the Canadian spelling "favoured". See more »

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David: How did I ever drown in someone so shallow?
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"POOR SUPER MAN" was developed by CanState, Toronto, Bob Baker Artistic Director, Martin Bragg Artistic Producer See more »

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References Smallville (2001) See more »

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Starting Over
Written & Performed by Lynda Boyd SOCAN
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Acting?
5 January 2005 | by See all my reviews

I guess we are all VERY different-at least when it comes to our opinion of the acting. I think the premise was good, very real (my partner and I were both straight-married when we met), the location is unique, the supporting cast interesting, the acting.... terrible! The main actor's skill may be fine for stage where melodrama is a good thing, here, I couldn't stop wondering who slept with whom to get this part. The wife was a bad actress most of the time, the rest of the cast were fine however. Just way to much drama and too little script development.

I don't think we need happy endings and this movie lacked meat, but if you can get over the acting, which I couldn't, it is a fair movie to watch, then to forget.


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