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All Is Bright (2013)

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While out on parole, Dennis reluctantly takes a job selling Christmas trees with his old buddy Rene in order to make enough money to buy his estranged daughter the piano she's always wanted.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Paul Giamatti ... Dennis
Paul Rudd ... Rene
Sally Hawkins ... Olga
Amy Landecker ... Therese
Tatyana Richaud Tatyana Richaud ... Michi
Adam Phillips Adam Phillips ... Antoine
Michael Drayer ... Bobby, who comes to buy a tree
Colman Domingo ... Nzomo
Halley Feiffer ... Claire, from last year
Nikki M. James ... Betsy
Gordon Joseph Weiss Gordon Joseph Weiss ... Blind Guy
Curtiss Cook ... Kevin (as Curtiss L'Cook)
Darren Goldstein ... Border Guard
Rob Munk Rob Munk ... Friendly Vermonteer
Peter Hermann ... Monsieur Tremblay
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Storyline

Two French Canadian ne'er-do-wells travel to New York City with a scheme to get rich quick selling Christmas trees. Easygoing charmer Rene (Paul Rudd) clashes with misanthropic ex-con Dennis (Paul Giamatti), whose wife Rene just stole. Still, this odd couple must make an honest go of it in this buddy comedy. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

All is busted. All is broke. All is bitter. All is BRIGHT.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and brief nudity | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 September 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Lucky Dog See more »

Filming Locations:

Tupper Lake, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,556, 6 October 2013

Gross USA:

$4,556

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,556
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

This film was released as "Almost Christmas" in the UK. See more »

Quotes

Olga: Do you think I am your friend?
Dennis: Yah.
Olga: My friend - you smell.
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Soundtracks

Kiss Me Baby
Written and Performed by Ernest Chapman
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like its name says.... all is bright (for the family)
16 September 2013 | by arnavgoswamiSee all my reviews

watched ALL IS BRIGHT ...a light but touching Drama with occasional ting of digestible Comedy...thanks to its clear plot the film doesn't get tangled within...also its talented cast executed their job perfectly...the story is a little slow in the start but it gets its pace after 20mins(it didn't suck though) its a good film it entertains you but nothing more...I guess its one of the best Christmas themed movie(although that wasn't the intent of the makers_ I guess)....as a Family Film its a MUST WATCH ....if you are forever alone(/watcher)its still WORTH A WATCH ....but again All IS BRIGHT for the family cause this kind of films come occasionally(or rarely nowadays)


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