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Life Inside Out (2013)

Not Rated | | Drama | 10 January 2014 (USA)
When a mother returns to her musical roots, she rediscovers the passion of her youth, and finds a way to connect with her troubled youngest son.

Director:

Jill D'Agnenica

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Maggie Baird ... Laura
Finneas O'Connell Finneas O'Connell ... Shane
Lori Nasso Lori Nasso ... Lydia
David Cowgill ... Mike
William Dennis Hunt ... Bill
Roscoe Brandon ... Eli
Orson Ossman ... Devin
Patrick O'Connell ... Skip
Joe Hart ... Wayne
Goh Nakamura Goh Nakamura ... Sam
Emma Bell ... Keira
Yogi Lonich Yogi Lonich ... Yogi
Xenia Xenia ... Xenia
Alexandra Wilson ... Vicky
Emily Jordan ... Lucy
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Storyline

"Life Inside Out" tells the parallel stories of Laura, a devoted mother of three teenage sons, and her struggling son Shane, the family misfit and a mystery to his Dad and brothers. When Laura stumbles upon her long forgotten guitar, she rediscovers her passion for music and songwriting. In an impulsive move to avoid attending another of her sister Lydia's scrapbook parties, Laura goes to her first open mic night, taking Shane (anxious to escape his own unpleasant fate on a father-son fishing trip) along for the ride. Despite her rocky entry into a new world of clubs and unusual characters, this first step into expressing herself proves to be the catalyst for changing not only her life, but Shane's, in complex and unpredictable ways. Written by Jill D'Agnenica

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

A first step. A second chance.

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 January 2014 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,693, 17 October 2014, Limited Release
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Sound Mix:

Dolby | Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Mother Laura and son Shane are played by real life mother and son, Maggie Baird and Finneas O'Connell. See more »

Soundtracks

4AM
Written by Cole Cann and Jack Sehres
Performed by Forty Feet Tall
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Your heart knows this film and wants you to see it.
11 May 2015 | by dininesigSee all my reviews

Beautiful film which draws you in from the first frame. Maggie is a mom whose daily grind leaves little time to devote to self discovery and fulfilling activities. She is pulled by the demands of making dinner and balancing the budget along with managing the different personalities of her kids, husband and sister. As she notices her high school son struggling, she searches for ways to reach him. Music is the bridge that brings the two of them together and reveals each to the other in a deeper sense. I love that in this film the ending is really a beginning but more than that it is a beautiful testament to selfless love, especially a mother's. The characters in this film were well written and real without being difficult to like--each resonated with me on a soul level. Order this film and get ready to relax with characters who feel like old friends.


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