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Alex of Venice (2014)

R | | Drama | 17 April 2015 (USA)
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A workaholic attorney is forced to reinvent her life after her husband suddenly leaves.

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Chris Messina
2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mary Elizabeth Winstead ... Alex
Don Johnson ... Roger
Reg E. Cathey ... Walt
Skylar Gaertner ... Dakota
Chris Messina ... George
Matthew Del Negro ... James
Timm Sharp ... Josh
Derek Luke ... Frank
Tom Yi ... Judge Sawyer
Zane Smith Zane Smith ... Rain Eldenberg
Michael Chernus ... Trofimov
Will McCormack ... Lee
Tai Cheadle Tai Cheadle ... Mel
Jennifer Jason Leigh ... Maureen
Beth Grant ... Teacher
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Workaholic attorney, Alex [Winstead] is forced to reinvent her life after her husband suddenly leaves. Now faced with the humdrum and sometimes catastrophic events that permeate the fabric of our lives, Alex discovers both a vulnerability and inner strength she had not yet tapped all while trying to hold together her broken family. Written by RF

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attorney | beach | spa | f rated | monogamy | See All (22) »

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Her life is just getting started. Again.

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Rated R for language including sexual references, and some drug use | See all certifications »

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A handful of characters from the original script were trimmed to focus more on the family unit in the movie. See more »

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When the judge rules on Alex's environmental suit he dismisses the case "without prejudice." His actual ruling should have been "with prejudice" since the judge's decision was based on the merits of the case and would preclude the same case from being filed again. See more »

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Alex: How am I gonna do without you?
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California Sunset
Written by Filip Nikolic and Jeffrey Gerald Fare
Performed by Poolside
Courtesy of Day & Night Recordings
Played when Alex meets Frank in the bar
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It's sweet and subtle and full of promise, yet it is going through the motions and never eliciting any big emotions. A bit tedious and safe...
17 April 2020 | by imseegSee all my reviews

Young woman loses her husband and has to take care of her kid by herself. What's new to this story?

The good: acting is good. The story is sweet and gentle. There is a certain effort to make it transcend the simple story of a single mom.

The bad: it's tedious. It's too safe. This story has been told before, with much more spark and punch in other movies.


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