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Two highway road workers spend the summer of 1988 away from their city lives. The isolated landscape becomes a place of misadventure as the men find themselves at odds with each other and the women they left behind.

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Complete credited cast:
... Alvin
... Lance
... Truck Driver
Joyce Payne ... Lady
Gina Grande ... Madison
... Madison (voice)
Larry Kretschmar ... Lumberjack
Enoch Moon ... Lumberjack
David L. Osborne Jr. ... Lumberjack
Danni Wolcott ... Lumberjack
Morgan Calderoni ... Kid
Savanna Porter ... Kid
Juniper Smith ... Kid
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After a rough time working a night shift job in the city, Alvin is spending the summer on a remote two-man public works crew painting lines on newly paved roads through what is a recently wildfire-ravaged region of Texas. He is camping along the way living off the land, even doing so on his days off. He is what he considers a responsible man, earning and sending money to his girlfriend, Madison, a single mother, so that she need not concern herself with anything besides child rearing. The junior second that Alvin hires for his crew is Madison's brother, Lance. Alvin's controlling and judgmental nature comes to the surface in his dealings with more immature and irresponsible Lance, who goes back to the city on the weekends so that he can have "his little man squeezed", something he cannot understand in Alvin being without Madison or any woman for such a long stretch of time. Alvin prefers to stay in the burnt out woods on the weekends as being alone with his thoughts and his chores - ... Written by Huggo

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Rated R for some sexual content. | See all certifications »

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Budget:

$725,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$36,694, 11 August 2013, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$204,951, 15 November 2013
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Based on a 'minimalist' Icelandic film, the movie was shot in only 16 days. See more »

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Emile Hirsch's character "Lance" wears Ray-Ban Aviator glasses with the "Ray-Ban" logo printed on one lens. Ray-Ban did not add the lens logo until the late 1990's. See more »

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[first lines]
Alvin: [about cassette tape] Hey! What are you doing?
Lance: I was falling asleep. I thought it would be a good idea to change the station situation.
Alvin: It wasn't. I was listening to that.
Lance: I know, but it's boring for the rest of us. I was falling asleep doing the work.
Alvin: So what?
Lance: So, I wanna play this tape. I wanna play this play to get motivated and pumped up, ya know?
Alvin: I know, I know you want to play that tape. Look, you know what, Lance, I'm not here to start a fight. That's not what I want to do. ...
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The letters for the title appear in time with the taps of the hammer as they hammer a post into the ground. See more »

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Bad Connection
Written and Performed by Paul Rudd and Emile Hirsch
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Not enough compelling moments
20 May 2014 | by See all my reviews

It's 1988 and wildfires have ravaged the Texas countryside. Alvin (Paul Rudd) took a job to paint the lines on the road to get away from the world. He takes his girlfriend's slacker brother Lance (Emile Hirsch) along for the job. Alvin doesn't see much in the sex obsessed Lance, and Lance is chaffing at the isolation.

This is a very small indie with basically the two main actors in most of the scenes. These are two good actors with a lot of sex talk, relationship struggle, and an aimless story. There are a couple of chuckles and a few interesting scenes. However they are too few and far between. It doesn't have the energy of a road movie or the poignancy of a relationship story. The last third turns up the heat, but it quickly becomes silly. I think there is a good half-movie here. The rest of this doesn't have enough energy. It's very subdue.


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