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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.

Director:

Azazel Jacobs

Writer:

Azazel Jacobs
3 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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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 Eleanor Hutchins ... Bridgitte
Juliet Lyons Gray Juliet Lyons Gray
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Storyline

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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home | home sweet home | See All (2) »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Trivia

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 »

Connections

Features Monsieur Verdoux (1947) See more »

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My Feet are Tired But My Soul is Rested
Written and Performed by Malcolm Goldstein
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i heart momma's man
30 January 2008 | by chickflxSee all my reviews

Having gone to Sundance for the last several years, I am always looking for the same thing, a movie that will truly inspire me not only as a person but as an artist as well, and every year I find it gets harder and harder to find such a film. This year that film was Momma's Man. The film was heartfelt, funny at times, and incredibly poignant. All the performances, were very real and nuanced. I especially loved the actors who played Mikey's parents. They seemed to have come from an Elaine May or Cassavettes(john not nick) film. I almost expected Gena Rowlands to make a cameo as the next door neighbor. What I enjoyed most about Momma's Man that it felt honest in a way that a lot of movies today don't seem to be. There was no artifice, there was no talking down to the audience. Instead, the director let me experience, not just watch, but experience the emotional journey that Mikey took. I wish more movies would do the same.


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

8 May 2009 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Ο μαμάκιας See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,072, 24 August 2008

Gross USA:

$100,435

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$123,385
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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