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Frownland (2007)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | 17 September 2008 (France)
About a door-to-door coupon salesman who eats popcorn & eggs off the folded-out-door of his kitchen oven.

Director:

Ronald Bronstein
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Cast

Credited cast:
Dore Mann Dore Mann ... Keith
Paul Grimstad Paul Grimstad ... Charles
David Sandholm David Sandholm ... Sandy
Carmine Marino Carmine Marino ... Carmine
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mary Bronstein Mary Bronstein ... Laura (as Mary Wall)
Paul Grant Paul Grant ... Exam-man
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About a door-to-door coupon salesman who eats popcorn & eggs off the folded-out-door of his kitchen oven.

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 September 2008 (France) See more »

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Frownland See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Funny & Frazzled
27 March 2007 | by plasticpenniesSee all my reviews

A very strange and compelling movie. It's about a very awkward and tightly wound man who attempts to navigate his life as a door-to-door fundraiser/salesman. The director was able to capture a very unnerving tone that really served the story well. Original and unsettling while also finding a great deal of humor in the pain that accompanies life. There is a sequence at a testing facility that really stood out and made me laugh out loud which is not something I do as frequently as I should. One of the more memorable films I've seen in a long while. Hasn't left my mind and I look forward to future efforts by Bronstein. Fantastic performances all around. The simple line "I really appreciate it." is now iconic to me.


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