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Carried Away (2009)

Not Rated | | Drama | 1 November 2010 (USA)
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Ed Franklin, a young man pursuing his dreams in Hollywood, returns home to Fort Worth, Texas at Christmas time to find his family in turmoil. His parents' marriage is crumbling and his ... See full summary »

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Tom Huckabee

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Tom Huckabee
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Juli Erickson ... Granny
Elliott Gilbert ... Orderly #1
Christopher Piper Christopher Piper ... Orderly #2
Gabriel Horn ... Ed Franklin
Morgana Shaw ... Jean Franklin
Happydale Blujorvik Happydale Blujorvik ... Blue
Abilene Rose Abilene Rose ... Herself
Mark Walters Mark Walters ... Rex Franklin
Bryan Massey ... Steve Franklin
Tyler Corie Tyler Corie ... Davy Franklin
Eryn Brooke Eryn Brooke ... Tina Nightcrawler
Gayle Massey ... Receptionist
James Oliver James Oliver ... Dr. Plenty
Rebecca Turner Rebecca Turner ... Mrs. Schneider
Sam Crutsinger Sam Crutsinger ... Red Beard
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Ed Franklin, a young man pursuing his dreams in Hollywood, returns home to Fort Worth, Texas at Christmas time to find his family in turmoil. His parents' marriage is crumbling and his relationship with his two brothers is rocky at best. The discovery that his beloved Granny has been placed in a nursing home after a stroke left her mentally disabled pushes Ed over the edge. He decides to come to his unhappy Granny's rescue, abducting her from the home against his family's orders. Ed's father Rex and brothers, Steve and Davy, set out after Ed and Granny, and a cross-country pursuit begins. Written by Jenny Jopling

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Not Rated

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English

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1 November 2010 (USA) See more »

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Texas, USA See more »

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$275,000 (estimated)
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1.78 : 1 / (high definition)
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While shooting the driving scenes between Ed and Ganny, director Tom Huckabee would lay on the floor of the back seat of the station wagon. The sound recordist would lay in the cargo back of the vehicle and the car would follow a lead car containing the Director of Photography and Assistant Director. Huckabee, prone to falling asleep in a moving vehicle, would regularly fall asleep during takes and the actors would continue ad-libbing before the sound recordist or AD called cut and woke Huckabee up. See more »

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Really Funny-Great All Around
13 July 2010 | by pixelvisionSee all my reviews

I really loved this film. I saw it at a film fest and thought it was what I thought The Savages was going to be - but was not!!...and The Savages was nominated for an Oscar(and it think won)! But back to Carried Away - It was definitely a LOL movie (laugh out loud for any grannies out there) and made me feel like I am not alone in my thoughts about my own grandmother. This is what I love about independent films and so much better than Hollywood studio junk. I've read a little bit about the director and the making of the film which made me like it even more.

I think Carried Away's good for a Church Group film night, a College Film Society Night or date night at home. I would watch it again for sure!


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