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Not Fade Away (2012)

R | | Drama | 19 July 2013 (Turkey)
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Set in suburban New Jersey in the 1960s, a group of friends form a rock band and try to make it big.

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David Chase

Writer:

David Chase
3 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Magaro ... Douglas
Jack Huston ... Eugene
Will Brill ... Wells
Brahm Vaccarella Brahm Vaccarella ... Joe Patuto
Gregory Perri ... Skip
James Gandolfini ... Pat
Bella Heathcote ... Grace Dietz
Molly Price ... Antoinette
Meg Guzulescu ... Evelyn
Dominique McElligott ... Joy Deitz
Christopher McDonald ... Jack Dietz
Brad Garrett ... Jerry Ragovoy
Isiah Whitlock Jr. ... Landers
Gerard Canonico Gerard Canonico ... Schindewulf
F. Michael Haynie ... The Bloat
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Storyline

On a train, Keith and Mick chat about the blues and the Rolling Stones are born. Douglas and Joe chat in front of a New Jersey music store, and a band is born: as Douglas's sister tells us, it's one of many that don't make it. We follow Douglas from high school (1963-64), when he sees himself as a loser, into the band, playing drums and singing backup - then as the front man. There are tensions, a breakup, an audition in front of a major player, and decisions. Douglas pursues Grace, a country-club gal with hip sensibilities who believes in him. There's also his father, working class, wanting Douglas to apply himself as he watches his own life fill with regrets. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive language, some drug use and sexual content | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Set in suburban New Jersey in the 1960s. See more »

Goofs

Nobody said "elementary school" in North Jersey, at least not those days. Grades 1-6 (or 1-8 if you went to Catholic school) was called "grammar school." See more »

Quotes

Douglas: There's people with longer hair than me.
Pat: Fags.
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Connections

Features Touch of Evil (1958) See more »

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The Twilight Zone Theme
Written by Marius Constant
Courtesy of CBS Entertainment, a division of CBS Broadcasting Inc.
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A rock version of That Thing You Do
3 December 2012 | by brandonmchamberlainSee all my reviews

I enjoyed this. I went into the film having no idea what this film was about and thought it was really good. The music more than anything was done so well, credit to Steve Van Zandt. The story wasn't amazing or mind-blowing, but it was entertaining for sure. Set in the same time as That Thing You Do - early 60s - it follows a similar concept but completely different story. I was surprised by all of the music rights they obtained in the film as it is filled with big songs that couldn't have been easy to clear. In terms of the cast, Bella Heathcoate was definitely the standout for me. Her and her sister where my favorite to watch.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 July 2013 (Turkey) See more »

Also Known As:

Not Fade Away See more »

Filming Locations:

Pearl River, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$19,182, 23 December 2012

Gross USA:

$610,792

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$636,399
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Datasat | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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