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Tollbooth (1994)

A tollbooth attendant's fascination with a young woman who works at a gas station leads him into a love triangle and murder.

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Salomé Breziner
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Fairuza Balk ... Doris
Lenny von Dohlen ... Jack
Will Patton ... Dash Pepper
Seymour Cassel ... Larry / Leon
Louise Fletcher ... Lillian
James Wilder ... Vic
William Katt ... Waggy
Kathryn Klvana ... Young Lillian
Roberta Hanley Roberta Hanley ... Twyla
Ed Amatrudo ... Cop #1
Robert Deacon ... Vice Cop Jim
Marc Macaulay ... Cop #2
Dan Fitzgerald ... Head Cop
Violet Carpenter Violet Carpenter ... Mrs. Drake
René Lavan ... Julio
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A tollbooth attendant's fascination with a young woman who works at a gas station leads him into a love triangle and murder.

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The road to love is paved with strange intentions.

Genres:

Action | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for a scene of strong sexuality, and for language and some gore | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

November 1994 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Pedágio da Morte See more »

Filming Locations:

Islamorada, Florida, USA

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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One viewing is just not enough
24 September 2001 | by mmmartin57See all my reviews

I have seen this movie several times and enjoy it more each time. It is quirky and bizarre, but it is the symbolism that draws me in each time. Carefully placed symbols permeate the movie, from roadkill, to butterflies, to an overgrown garden, to fish bait (once you see the movie you'll understand), to even Dash Pepper's leg cast. The three main characters are wonderfully constructed: Fairuza Balk as Doris Lenny von Dohlen as Jack, her boyfriend, and Will Patton as Dash Pepper (in yet another great performance), Doris' lover and Jack's best friend. One of the most telling lines, I think, is when Dash tells Doris that they are both a bit damaged, and they are. This movie is about relationships and how they can be altered by a simple twist of fate, about healing, and about letting go of the past to embrace the future. One viewing is just not enough.


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