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Cloudburst (2011)

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A lesbian couple escape from their nursing home and head up to Canada to get married. Along the way, they pick up a young, male hitchhiker.

Director:

Thom Fitzgerald

Writer:

Thom Fitzgerald
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Olympia Dukakis ... Stella
Brenda Fricker ... Dot
Kristin Booth ... Molly
Michael McPhee Michael McPhee ... Tommy
Mary-Colin Chisholm ... Ynez
Stephen Arnold Stephen Arnold ... Earl (as Steve Arnold)
Juanita Peters Juanita Peters ... Nurse
Ruth Owen Ruth Owen ... Nursing Home Resident
Ryan Doucette ... Prentice
Michael Best Michael Best ... Hotel Clerk
Trina Corkum ... Waitress
Mark A. Owen ... Border Patrol (as Mark Owen)
John Dunsworth ... Arnold
John Beale John Beale ... Border Patrol
Wanda Arab Wanda Arab ... Border Patrol
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A lesbian couple escape from their nursing home and head up to Canada to get married. Along the way, they pick up a young, male hitchhiker.

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Details

Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 September 2011 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

Cloudburst - L'amore tra le nuvole See more »

Filming Locations:

Blomidon, Nova Scotia, Canada See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The film is an adaptation of the 2010 stage play of the same name by Thom Fitzgerald, who did his own adaptation for the screen. See more »

Quotes

Waitress: You seemed... familiar.
Stella: You know, if that skirt was any shorter, you'd need another hair net.
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References Teletubbies (1997) See more »

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Ain't Life Sweet
Written and Performed by Penny Lang
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Wonderful movie
29 January 2014 | by cdonahue2877See all my reviews

I decided to watch Cloudburst the other night. I loved this movie, it was at times a laugh out loud, and other times a tear jerker. The performances by all the cast was phenomenal. If you are looking for a movie that will capture your heart, this is it.

This is more than just a love story. It tells the story of two women who have shared many years of their lives. Who in the face of illness face the real possibility of being separated. There's many couples who face this everyday. Hits on some serious topics, yet the dialogue is some times light. Great.

Its on netflix. If you have a chance check it out. It is winner of 13 awards. And rightfully so.


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