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Mommy's Box (2016)

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A 30-year-old man denying his past is forced to confront the lingering influence of his mother after her death.

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Johnny Greenlaw
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Credited cast:
Johnny Greenlaw ... Nick
Bill Sorvino ... Joey
Carly Brooke ... Jordana (as Carly Brooke Pearlstein)
Joseph D'Onofrio ... Brett
David Harris ... C.C. 'Pop' Nevins
Gina Scarda Gina Scarda ... Mommy
Jennifer Dorcic Jennifer Dorcic ... Hayes
Kelly Karavites ... Stavros Papadopoulos
Kade Wise ... Kip Karazma
Sid O'Connell ... Big Tony
Christine Copley Christine Copley ... Karen
Tom Rizzuto ... Krishna
Dennis Neary Dennis Neary ... Monk
John Dorcic John Dorcic ... Cole
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sarah Bernero Sarah Bernero ... Santa Bar Crawl Patron
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A 30-year-old man denying his past is forced to confront the lingering influence of his mother after her death.

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The past is never where you left it.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 April 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mommy's Will See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Just When You Think You've Seen 'Em All
27 April 2016 | by johndorcicSee all my reviews

I caught this at the Manhattan Film Fest and I was pleasantly wowed. Usually at these film fests, as of late, there are crazy (and poorly acted) videos (cause you can't call em movies) that are either about thugs, zombies or nothing. Mommy's Box is so different. An actual story with characters you can relate to that have a complex back story...so you can relate AND care about them! The film is almost entirely well acted, the filming is BEAUTIFUL and the score is so evocative. What I also liked is that there were REASONS for everything happening. The bad characters weren't comic book bad....there was a well explored story as to WHY. When I heard it won the best feature film award at Manhattan Film Fest I wasn't surprised.

ps- I took a star off for the acting of a couple secondary characters and for having to explain to people I wasn't seeing a dirty movie!!!!


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