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Colewell (2019)

For thirty-five years, Nora has been the postmaster of Colewell, when the USPS decides to close her office, she must choose whether to relocate for a new position or face retirement in Colewell.

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Tom Quinn

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Tom Quinn
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Karen Allen ... Nora
Kevin J. O'Connor ... Charles
Hannah Gross ... Ella
Daniel Jenkins ... Al Catarro
Craig Walker ... Bob Susskind
Malachy Cleary ... Gray
Catherine Kellner ... Claire
Tobias Segal ... Andy
Cathie Pauley Cathie Pauley ... Pete
Bonnie Klein Bonnie Klein ... Delores
Juney Smith ... Anthony- Delaney Postal Worker
Marty Lenofsky Marty Lenofsky ... Marty
Mike Rodriguez Mike Rodriguez ... Mike
Matt McCormick Matt McCormick ... Matt
Sally Mock Sally Mock ... Sally
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For thirty-five years, Nora Pancowski (Karen Allen) has been the postmaster of Colewell, Pennsylvania. When the USPS decides to close her office, she must choose whether to relocate for a new position or face retirement in Colewell.

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Not Over By Half
Written and Performed by Joan Shelley
Published by Absolute Anthem (BMI)
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A sad and pathetic story about America
14 December 2019 | by Bad-Good-GreatSee all my reviews

A wonderful movie about another part of the American infrastructure faded into the sunset; the USPS totally bankrupted service to the people, not just we saw in this movie, the rural America but same to the urban cities. A service so traditionally trustworthy and to be rely and dependable by the Americans who have been taken granted of its service, now simply falling apart gradually and the deterioration speed is not what you could imagine, fast and deadly.

Telling the woman who has been serving Colewell since 1970 to either considering retirement or relocate to Delany, a bigger city about couple of hours away from Colewell, these two USPS administrative guys said that's the decision she should consider. But we all know that this is a strategy of Mercy Killing, to force an older employee to relocate to a far away from home job would finally force her to quit. But we all know, it's a Mercy Killing, because we know the city of Delany would be on their next batch of closing list. Force relocation sounds merciful enough, but it's actually a part of the Domino strategy, it'll keep falling one after another, the people who are so naive to believe the relocation arrangement, would end up in a rootless situation, a helpless fool.

Still remember the "CHANGE" slogan 10 years ago? Just tell me, what s been changed so far? Now the new campaign slogan is "MAGA". Are you guys always that stupid and naive? Been fooled once is okay, but twice?


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13 April 2019 (USA) See more »

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Noxen, Pennsylvania, USA See more »

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