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Momma's Man (2008)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | 8 May 2009 (UK)
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A man who has avoided his wife and child at home has a change of heart after an imposed stay in his own parents' loft.

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Azazel Jacobs

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Azazel Jacobs
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Cast

Cast overview:
Matt Boren Matt Boren ... Mikey
Flo Jacobs Flo Jacobs ... Mom
Ken Jacobs Ken Jacobs ... Dad
Dana Varon Dana Varon ... Laura
Gabriel Welch Gabriel Welch ... Baby Ana
Piero Arcilesi Piero Arcilesi ... Dante
Nan Archilesi Nan Archilesi ... Maggie
Jacques Wakefield Jacques Wakefield ... Cable Guy
Cole Mohr Cole Mohr ... Teen Boy 1
Chris Galya ... Teen Boy 2
Charlotte Greville Charlotte Greville ... Teen Girl 1
Annick Mayer Annick Mayer ... Teen Girl 2
Richard Edson ... Tom
Eleanor Hutchins ... Bridgitte
Juliet Lyons Gray Juliet Lyons Gray
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A man who has avoided his wife and child at home has a change of heart after an imposed stay in his own parents' loft.

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Comedy | Drama

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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 May 2009 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

O mamakias See more »

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Artists Public Domain See more »
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Azazel Jacobs cast his real life parents, Flo and Ken Jacobs, as Mikey's parents. The New York loft featured in the film is in fact their own. See more »

Goofs

(at around 20 mins) A character is doing push-ups barefoot. A few seconds later, white socks have mysteriously appeared on his feet. See more »

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Features Monsieur Verdoux (1947) See more »

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Written and Performed by Linus Huey
Courtesy of 2000 To The Unicorn Music
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Rarely is a film this good
24 May 2009 | by billyweeds-1See all my reviews

This is simply one of the finest independent films I've ever seen, a story told with minimal dialogue but maximum heart and soul. Anyone who can't understand why Mikey is scared to leave his parents' home (and there seem to be a few of those shallow folks writing on this board) should get into therapy right away. In any case, Azazel Jacobs has remarkable insight and considerable writing and directorial skill, and his parents are wonderful as the parents in the film. Meanwhile, Matt Boren seems not to be getting enough praise for his amazing performance as Mikey. He's a fine and resourceful actor with a very expressive face. This movie is marvelous, and a completely must-see.


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