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A man in his early 30s (Keane) struggles with the supposed loss of his daughter from the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York, while fighting serious battles with schizophrenia. We can ... See full summary »

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Lodge Kerrigan

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Lodge Kerrigan
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Damian Lewis ... William Keane
Abigail Breslin ... Kira Bedik
Amy Ryan ... Lynn Bedik
Liza Colón-Zayas ... 1st Ticket Agent
John Tormey ... 2nd Ticket Agent
Brenda Denmark Brenda Denmark ... Commuter
Ed Wheeler ... 1st Bus Driver / Ticket Taker
Christopher Evan Welch ... Motel Clerk
Yvette Mercedes Yvette Mercedes ... Woman in Department Store
Chris Bauer ... Bartender
Lev Gorn ... Drug Dealer
Frank Wood ... Assaulted Commuter
Alexander Robert Scott Alexander Robert Scott ... 1st Cab Driver
Phil McGlaston Phil McGlaston ... 2nd Cab Driver
Tina Holmes ... Michelle
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A man in his early 30s (Keane) struggles with the supposed loss of his daughter from the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York, while fighting serious battles with schizophrenia. We can never be sure if the loss is real or imaginary; or whether his overt interest in helping young girls is innocent and of a fatherly nature, or is of a darker, scarier motive. Written by Heidi Levitt

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for a scene of strong sexuality, drug use and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Shot in 32 days for less than $1 million. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
William Keane: [through ticket agent window] I need to speak with him.
1st Ticket Agent: Joe...
William Keane: Excuse me, do you remember me?
2nd Ticket Agent: Can I help you?
William Keane: I bought some tickets from you last September... On the 12th... Clifton... I was with my daughter. She was abducted downstairs on the lower level. She was six at the time.
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Alternate Versions

The DVD supplement includes an alternate cut by director Steven Soderbergh. See more »

Connections

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Haunting, well-acted and worth seeing
18 October 2004 | by dpastorSee all my reviews

Keane is a haunting film about a man suffering from both schizophrenia and the abduction of his 7 year old daughter. The director used long takes and up-close shots so that the audience feels drawn into the mindset of the man. While the movie is very intense, it is not unbelievingly depressing primarily due to Damian Lewis' outstanding performance as Keane. He befriends a single mom and her 7 year old daughter and those scenes manage to convey a mix of sadness, humanity and foreboding as we see Keane struggling with his inner demons. Most Hollywood actors would give a scenery-chewing performance of grief and madness - but Lewis gives a searing, contained portrayal. He shows us this man's humanity, but does not flinch from also exposing his flaws, including drug abuse and physical violence.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 September 2005 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Untitled Lodge Kerrigan Project See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$850,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,151, 11 September 2005

Gross USA:

$33,256

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$476,630
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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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