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Sweet Underground (2004)

A group of disillusioned youth search for purpose in their lives. Each are on a separate journey toward self-discovery, each affecting the lives of the others in the shadowy recesses of the... See full synopsis »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Cindy Lou Adkins Cindy Lou Adkins
Michael Angelo Michael Angelo ... Bella
Seymour Cassel ... Wally
Alex Demir ... Ike
Brian T. Finney ... Maxine's Father
Matthew Flint Matthew Flint ... Jack
Tracy Grant Tracy Grant ... Ash
David Hall David Hall ... Junkie
Geno Havens Geno Havens ... Merlin (as Gino Havens)
John Hawkes ... Johnny
Tuesday Knight ... Frances
Paul Skemp Paul Skemp ... Espi
Joan Benedict Steiger Joan Benedict Steiger ... Martha (as Joan Benedict)
Melissa Sullivan ... Christine (as Melissa Lechner)
David Teitelbaum David Teitelbaum
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A group of disillusioned youth search for purpose in their lives. Each are on a separate journey toward self-discovery, each affecting the lives of the others in the shadowy recesses of the city.

Jack, the groups catalyst rejects societies rules and a life of conformity by taking care of geriatric junkies in an abandoned warehouse. However his life takes a devastating turn when his Turkish-American partner in crime, Ike is physically threatened by a Neo Nazi, Skinhead.

Life on the edge and living a marginal lifestyle ultimately proves just as an ideal for Jack as the consequences of his actions turn fatal. After his travels abroad, Billy returns with what seems to be a clear conscience and a mission to find his transgender Mother who abandoned him as a child. In a quest to understand his mothers sexuality, he encounters sexually ambiguous Lillith. After a surreal night with Lillith at the House of Matriarch (an inter-sex brothel) he gains acceptance of his mother and affirms his own ...

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 April 2004 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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