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A Year and a Day (2005)

A man is suddenly drawn kicking and screaming into caring for his dying mother, and amidst the sudden crush of responsibility he tries to gauge the measure and worth of a man and a life.

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Robert Lane

Writer:

Robert Lane
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Cast

Credited cast:
Edoardo Ballerini ... Benji
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Fairuza Balk ... Lola
Rachel Binder Rachel Binder ... Dancing Girl
Andrew Buckley ... Real Estate Agent
Dagmar Edwards ... Charge Nurse
Paula Ficara ... Margaret
Sean Gullette ... Edwin
Dexter Hamlett Dexter Hamlett ... Doctor
John Ireland John Ireland ... Todd
Joshua Leonard ... Malcolm
Jessie McCall Jessie McCall ... Old Woman
Paul McCrane ... Therapist
Lesley McGuire ... Charlotte
Billy J. Mitchell ... Band Leader
Dominic Pace ... Mobster
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A man is suddenly drawn kicking and screaming into caring for his dying mother, and amidst the sudden crush of responsibility he tries to gauge the measure and worth of a man and a life.

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What do you do when the one thing that's been true all your life isn't true anymore?

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Official Sites:

Minetta Lane Productions

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 December 2005 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Color
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Sensitive view of a man's beginning transformation
27 January 2006 | by janehightowerSee all my reviews

In this time of fast paced, violent offerings which assume an audience no longer has the capacity to exercise more than a three minute attention span, Robert Lane has given us a character study that is both sensitive and deep. Although the story is about the transformation of one man, there are subtle changes for all. There are details in the interactions between characters that will make you want to view the movie multiple times to fully enjoy its richness. Watch the supporting cast for treats. And the mother - never have I seen such a powerful character who never says a word. This movie is the stuff one would hope to see highlighted at Sundance. Give us more, Robert Lane!


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