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Boulevard (2014)

R | | Drama | 10 July 2015 (USA)
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A devoted husband in a marriage of convenience is forced to confront his secret life.

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Dito Montiel

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Douglas Soesbe
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Robin Williams ... Nolan Mack
Kathy Baker ... Joy
Roberto Aguire Roberto Aguire ... Leo
Giles Matthey ... Eddie
Eleonore Hendricks ... Patty
Bob Odenkirk ... Winston
Henry Haggard ... Beaumont
Gary Gardner Gary Gardner ... Lionel Mack (Father)
Crystal Gray Crystal Gray ... Nurse
Joshua Decker ... ER Doctor
Sondra Morton ... Gloria Beaumont
Jerry Chipman Jerry Chipman ... Blyden
Steven Randazzo Steven Randazzo ... Guard Walt
J. Karen Thomas ... Cat
Becky Fly ... Night Nurse
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Storyline

Nolan Mack is sixty, married, a literature professor, and well-regarded and leads a quiet uneventful. One night, as he drives home, he nearly runs into a hustler. Sorry for what might have happened, Nolan starts a conversation with the young man named Leo and ends up in a hotel room; not for sex - the older man has fallen in love with the young man. Having realised he was gay since age of twelve, Nolan's never been able to express his sexual orientation and Leo happens to crystallize his feelings and desires. But what extent will it affect his married life and professional career? Written by Guy Bellinger

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It's never too late to make a U-turn

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Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and sexual content. | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The script was originally titled, "Santa Monica Boulevard". See more »

Goofs

When Nolan and Leo are eating dinner at the restaurant Nolan lifts his glass of wine by the bowl to take a sip. Next, we see Nolan from behind holding the glass by the stem while taking the same sip. See more »

Quotes

Nolan Mack: It is just time for us to be in the real world.
Joy: What if I don't wanna be in the real world?
Nolan Mack: Well, I do.
Joy: Well, I don't.
Joy: That's why I married you.
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Connections

Referenced in Half in the Bag: The 2016 Oscars (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Didn't Our Love Blow Your Mind
Written and Performed by Charlie Girl
Courtesy Ditostuff
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Dramatic bow from Robin Williams is interesting if minor character study in a low key
14 October 2015 | by moonspinner55See all my reviews

Robin Williams' final dramatic performance before his untimely death is an odd choice for the actor. Repressed 60-year-old gay man, married but living with his wife as if she were his sister, finds himself at a crossroads in his life when he finally decides to act upon his suppressed desire to have an intimate male friend. Williams picks up a young man who cruises the city streets, yet he is so closeted that he's afraid to touch him; turns out the boy is just as troubled and unhappy, and owes money to a drug-dealer. Tasteful, austere character study sort of bubbles under the surface until a last-act confrontation between Williams and wife Kathy Baker, which is extremely well-done. The characters are held at a distance from us, and the whole movie is set in a very low key, so the finale isn't as moving as it might have been. Still, the quiet but unsettling tone of the piece sticks with one, and the film has more resonance after you've thought it over rather than while watching it. **1/2 from ****


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Country:

USA | Mexico

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 July 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Boulevard See more »

Filming Locations:

Nashville, Tennessee, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,000, 12 July 2015

Gross USA:

$126,150

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$240,450
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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