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A road trip through Louisiana transforms three strangers who were originally brought together by their respective feelings of loneliness.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Brett
... May
... Martine
... Gordy
... Motel Owner
... Male Doctor (as Emanuel K. Cohn)
Nurith Cohn ... Female Nurse
Veronica Russell ... Pregnant Warden
... Farnsworth
... Waitress
... Snotty Girl (as Lucy Adair Faust)
... Blonde
Rebecca Newman ... Ilene
... Friend
Marshall Cain ... Ferry Driver
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Storyline

One lazy afternoon in a backwater Louisiana town, Martine takes a leap into an unfamiliar convertible. The driver, Gordy, an awkward young itinerant who eyed her in the diner earlier, isn't displeased to find this pretty sylph in his front seat. Soon they meet Brett, a laconic, humble man just released from prison. Martine isn't keen on going solo with Gordy, and now it's raining cats and dogs, so she invites Brett along, and the unlikely trio sets out, each person unsure of the destination. What ensues is a journey through the lush green byways of rural Louisiana and into the depths of these characters' souls. Written by Marisa_Gabriella

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content, some violence, language and thematic elements | See all certifications »

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19 November 2009 (Germany)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$37,296, 28 February 2010, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$317,040, 16 May 2010
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Trivia

William Hurt and Maria Bello previously starred in A History of Violence (2005), but they didn't share any scenes. See more »

Goofs

Brett hands Martine a cookie at the bus station. In the next shot, cookie is gone. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Background voice: Hey, Brett!
Female warden: All right, close seven!
[background chatter]
Prisoner in cell: Don'tcha come back now. Don't wanna see you back here again.
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Connections

Remake of Shiawase no kiiroi hankachi (1977) See more »

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Do Lord Remember Me
Performed by Mississippi John Hurt
courtesy of Rounder Records
by arrangement with Ocean Park Music Group
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The faith only teenagers have in love
13 August 2010 | by See all my reviews

If you are planning on seeing this, DO! It is a bit slow but you will come to love the characters and their flaws. It is not average road-trip to self discovery it is more. The lead characters have a tense and fearful journey ahead. As they open themselves up to each other we see the story take a journey that reminds me of To Kill A Mockingbird as we see the film from two innocent teenagers points of view. The writing is sarcastic and not at all Hollywood flashy it is down to earth and heart warming. A truly uplifting story to all who to let your teenager nature over-run them for 2 hours. You just might believe there is a happy ending in life for everyone. You should watch this movie, it is not one to miss!!


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