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Colma: The Musical (2006)

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In the town of Colma, just south of San Francisco, the dead outnumber the living one thousand to one. Here, one wouldn't expect teenagers to burst out in song, or dance around cemeteries ... See full summary »

Director:

Richard Wong

Writers:

H.P. Mendoza (screenplay), H.P. Mendoza (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jake Moreno Jake Moreno ... Billy
H.P. Mendoza ... Rodel
L.A. Renigen ... Maribel
Sigrid Sutter Sigrid Sutter ... Tara
Brian Raffi Brian Raffi ... Julio
Gigi Guizado ... Kattia
Larry Soriano Larry Soriano ... Rodel's Father
Paul Kolsanoff Paul Kolsanoff ... Kevin
Allison Torneros Allison Torneros ... Amanda
Jim Wierzba Jim Wierzba ... Hulk Hogan
Kat Kneisel Kat Kneisel ... Joanne
David Scott Keller ... Michael
Dustin North Dustin North ... Colma Player / John / Bar Patron
Jeremiah Cothren Jeremiah Cothren ... Colma Player / Bar Patron
Micah Enloe Micah Enloe ... Colma Player
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Storyline

In the town of Colma, just south of San Francisco, the dead outnumber the living one thousand to one. Here, one wouldn't expect teenagers to burst out in song, or dance around cemeteries and streets. But, that's exactly what happens. Best pals Rodel, Billy, and Maribel find themselves in a state of limbo; fresh out of high school, they are just beginning to explore a new world of part-time mall jobs and crashing college parties. As newfound revelations and romances challenge their relationships with one another and their parents, the trio must assess what to hold onto, and how to best follow their dreams. It's a love song to the city, and to the residents who dream of a better (and more musical) life. Written by Christopher Au

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Musical

Certificate:

R

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 March 2006 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Colma, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,403, 24 June 2007, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$129,974, 26 October 2007
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Company Credits

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Greenrocksolid See more »
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Technical Specs

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Goofs

When Billy and Maribel are drinking the wine the brand is Barefoot. Barefoot does not make a wine with a screw top. See more »

Quotes

Rodel: How do you know if your boyfriend is gay?
Billy: How?
Rodel: His dick tastes like shit.
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Connections

References Oliver! (1968) See more »

Soundtracks

One Day - Part Two
Written by H.P. Mendoza
Performed by H.P. Mendoza
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The best movie ever!
10 May 2006 | by glennaa11See all my reviews

"Colma: The Musical" is now my all-time favorite film. It is about 3 friends fresh out of high school who have to figure out what to do next now that the structure of school is gone. The characters all ring true and the music is completely catchy. You will be humming along to the songs and have them stuck in your head for days after you hear them. On top of that the photography is fantastic. For a film made on a shoestring budget it is a huge achievement to have a film that looks this good and is so technically sound. I have seen plenty of low budget films over the years and you can tell that those films had to cut corners, but Colma looks and sounds like a much more expensive production. The performances of the leads are all fantastic. As the other review said the characters all have their flaws which is what makes them so three dimensional and gives the film its realism. See this film if you can, you will love it!


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