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When Jeff Tried to Save the World (2018)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | 7 December 2018 (USA)
When the manager of an old-school bowling alley discovers the owner's plans to sell, saving Winky's World means pulling himself out of the gutter, too.

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Kendall Goldberg
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Cast

Credited cast:
Jon Heder ... Jeff
Maya Erskine ... Samantha
Anna Konkle ... Lindy
Jim O'Heir ... Carl
Brendan Meyer ... Stanford
Candi Milo ... Sheila
Steve Berg ... Frank
Elizabeth Laidlaw ... Jeff's Mom (voice)
Keith Kupferer ... Aaron
Robert Breuler ... El Diablo
Roger Welp ... Mike
Scott Carmel Scott Carmel
Shane Simmons ... Bathroom Boy
Richard Esteras ... Raul
Erin Luboff Erin Luboff ... Bowler
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When the manager of an old-school bowling alley discovers the owner's plans to sell, saving Winky's World means pulling himself out of the gutter, too.

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Not Rated

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The bowling alley used in this film is located in Lansing, Illinois and is called "Lan Oak Lanes." See more »

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A great indie film!
15 December 2018 | by shlatimerSee all my reviews

A sincere and beautifully crafted film. Joh Heder gives a layered, affecting performance. It's a small personal story that sneaks up on you with emotional oomph. I highly recommend it to lovers of indie film, bowling, or anyone who's ever had to struggle with change in their lives-- so, everyone.


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