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Fighting Fish (2010)

Not Rated | | Drama | 20 April 2010 (USA)
When David's sister returns home after a long absence, their complicated past comes back to haunt them.

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Annette Apitz

Writer:

Annette Apitz
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Cast overview:
Val Emmich ... David
Anna Moore ... Alice
Halley Feiffer ... Chris
Haviland Morris ... Lucy
Maximillian Sherer Maximillian Sherer ... Jeffrey
Nicole Ehinger ... Dee
Ryan Metcalf ... John
Patrick Cohen ... Will
David Forman David Forman ... Bartender
Nikki E. Walker Nikki E. Walker ... Nurse #1
Kimberley Wurster Kimberley Wurster ... Jean
Ryan Looney Ryan Looney ... Pet Store Boy
Peggy Gormley ... Mary
Xander Johnson ... Teenage Boy
Jim Chu ... Weatherman
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Putting his dreams of traveling on hold, 21-year-old David still lives at home. Working at the local pet shop, he takes care of his little brother and sister while his mother recuperates from a bout of depression in a mental hospital. When David's sister Alice returns home after a long absence, domestic tensions grow, and David and Alice's complicated past comes back to haunt them. As David falls in love with the new girl in town, Alice is driven to desperate measures to keep her world intact. Written by Anonymous

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When David's sister returns home after a long absence, their complicated past comes back to haunt them.

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Kathryn Newton originally booked a role in this film but had to decline because she got the role of "Louise" on the television series "Gary Unmarried." See more »

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Performed and Written by Val Emmich
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Impressive
14 May 2018 | by a-sin_13See all my reviews

Although I do not often watch indies, I was certainly impressed by this movie. I came across this movie while reading an article online, and the title got me curious. This movie is really ultra-low budget and really hard to find anywhere which is not unusual considering how little known it is and was also released some years ago. Luckily I managed to find it, and it was worth a find. The story is about David, his relationship with his family and his sister who returns home after a long absence. How relationships burden the choices we want to make has been explored well. The title 'Fighting Fish' describes both David, played by Val Emmich, and Alice, played by Anna Moore, who are fighting with their inner self and are struggling to cope with the responsibilities. The story seemed really earnest to me and I was particularly impressed by Emmich and Moore's performances. I do recommend this and wish that good low-budget movies are appreciated by the public. Making a good movie with a very low budget is a tremendously difficult job, these filmmakers deserve appreciation and better reception at box office.


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20 April 2010 (USA) See more »

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