Set in the late 70's, seen through the innocent eyes of a fifteen year old boy, SCOTT, "Lymelife" is a unique take on the dangers of the American Dream. This funny, sad, violent and sometimes tragic look at first love, family dynamics and divorce weaves an intricate tapestry of American life during a time of drastic economic and emotional change.
The American Dream Sucks
12 November 2009 (Russia)
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Also Known As:
Aprender a vivir
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Opening Weekend USA: $34,000,
8 April 2009, Limited Release
Gross USA: $429,307, 13 July 2009
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?
During production, Alec Baldwin
worked 7-day weeks, splitting his days between the film and the television series 30 Rock
(2006). See more
The movie is set in 1979 - 1980 but modern vehicles can be seen in the background when Adrianna and Scott walk along the railroad tracks. See more
Mick he knows.
That you're a mother fucker... literally.
What kind of shit is that to say?
Well, you do fuck mothers, don't you?
Man, you can take the girl out of Queens, am I right?
References Saturday Night Fever
My Rifle, My Pony and Me
Written by Dimitri Tiomkin
, Paul Francis Webster
(as P. Webster)
Performed by Dean Martin
& Ricky Nelson
Courtesy of Capitol Records
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