An ex punk rocker, who recently became a suburban housewife/mom, befriends a recently crippled high school boy.

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Jen McGowan
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Juliette Lewis ... Kelly
Jonny Weston ... Cal
Josh Hopkins ... Josh / Kelly's Husband
Cybill Shepherd ... Bev / Josh's Mother
Lucy Owen ... Julie / Josh's Sister
Ken Marks Ken Marks ... Bill
Margaret Colin ... Janice / Calvin's Mother
Scarlett Giuliano Scarlett Giuliano ... Jackson
Serafina Giuliano Serafina Giuliano ... Jackson
Victoria Barabas ... Mommy #1
Jennifer Grace ... Mommy #2
Chivonne Michelle ... Nikki / Kelly's Friend
Alysia Reiner ... Trish
Meghan Rafferty ... Jess
Lusia Strus ... Mitzi
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Storyline

Kelly once played in a punk band, and now, after the birth of her son and moving to a cozy and boring suburb, she can not feel comfortable in the role of the right mom and exemplary wife. Calvin, her seventeen-year-old neighbor, who uses a wheelchair after an accident, also cannot get used to his new position. A fleeting conversation between two people, for various reasons forced to spend a lot of time at home, gives rise to a tender friendship in which both find what they lacked. Kelly, once a punk-rocker turned suburban mom, is nostalgic for a life she can no longer have and uncertain of a future she doesn't yet fit in. Seventeen-year-old Cal is frustrated at his lack of control over the hand he's been dealt. When the two strike up an unlikely friendship, it's the perfect spark needed to thrust them both back to life. Written by Amazon

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Outcasts in life. Allies in suburbia.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, sexual content and brief graphic nudity
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Trivia

In the movie Kelly says she is twice Cal's age, but in real life Juliet is 41 yrs old and Jonny is 27 yrs old. See more »

Goofs

The mobility of Cal's hands is inconsistent. He appears sometimes to have the use of his fingers and other times not. See more »

Connections

References Grand Theft Auto (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

All Through The Night
Written by Jules Shear
Performed by Cyndi Lauper
Published by Songs Of Universal, Inc. on behalf of itself, Funzalo Music Ltd. and Juters Music
Courtesy of Epic Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Bitersweet, lighly funny, simple and touchaing
3 February 2018 | by e-96997See all my reviews

An excellent "little" movie. The story of a friendship between a new mother and a young neighbor in a wheelchair. The trailer gives a much brighter image than it actually is. And it's better than the trailer. It gives a bittersweet atmosphere all along that takes guts. A film that speaks to young parents, first love, the passing of time, the mourning to do. Simple and touching.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 April 2017 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Kelly & Cal: Uma Amizade Inesperada See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,387, 7 September 2014

Gross USA:

$17,702

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$17,702
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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