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Slipaway (2017)

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When a spirited elderly widow invites a homeless, drug-addicted musician to stay with her on her vintage sailboat, the two must overcome their differences and haunting pasts to realize that each holds the key to the other's life dream.
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Elaine Partnow ... Fall
Jesse Pepe ... Adam
Hossein Mardani ... Mohammad
Alain Ali Washnevsky ... Saeed (as Alain Washnevsky)
Sadie Johannsson ... Janet
Jon Briddell ... David
Indie Hill Indie Hill ... Grace
Daniel Mentz Daniel Mentz ... Ethan
Lydia Muijen ... Rhonda
Shane Alexander ... Rob
Alisa Vilena ... Hannah
Chen Chen Julian ... Customer
Edward Mkhitaryan ... Customer
Jazz Hill Jazz Hill ... Grace's Sister
Joan Marlowe Joan Marlowe ... Nursing Home Resident
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Fall, a spirited elder living on a sailboat, encounters little companionship in this turbulent world. When she meets Adam, a young and hopeless street musician, she buys his keyboard under the pretense of wanting to learn piano. Suspicious and wary, Adam agrees and soon finds himself trapped in a floating home with one audacious lady. Written by Slipaway

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Two Destinies. One Boat.

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Slipaway is an official consideration for the 90th Academy Awards in all categories, including:
  • Best Original Song (Julia Butler & Daniel Mentz)
  • Best Original Score (Tao Liu)
  • Best Actress in a Leading Role (Elaine Partnow)
  • Best Actor in a Leading Role (Jesse Pepe)
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Quotes

Fall: Watching my husband wither away like that, I... I decided that was never gonna happen to me. I'm gonna live my life, and chase my dreams, and when I go, I'm gonna go. I need you to understand that.
Adam: [Silence] I understand.
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Official Sites:

Official site | Official Website

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 February 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

San Diego, California, USA See more »

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