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The Good Life (2007)

A young man (Webber) is encouraged by a new friend (Deschanel) to cope with living in a town where he doesn't necessarily fit in.

Director:

Stephen Berra (as Steve Berra)

Writer:

Stephen Berra (as Steve Berra)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mark Webber ... Jason Prayer
Zooey Deschanel ... Frances
Harry Dean Stanton ... Gus
Bill Paxton ... Robbie
Chris Klein ... Tad Tokas
Patrick Fugit ... Andrew
Drea de Matteo ... Dana (as Drea De Matteo)
Bruce McGill ... Frank Jones
Donal Logue ... Daryll
Deborah Rush ... Diane
Chris Basher Chris Basher ... Bus Passenger
Michael Baxter Michael Baxter ... Fred
Michelle Boulet Michelle Boulet ... Friend #1
Cory Cassidy Cory Cassidy ... Tad's Friend
Sarah Constible ... Terry
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Storyline

A young man (Webber) is encouraged by a new friend (Deschanel) to cope with living in a town where he doesn't necessarily fit in.

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Taglines:

A story about a mostly normal young man who makes the most out of fitting in when he obviously doesn't. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 January 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Viata cea buna See more »

Filming Locations:

Manitoba, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,500,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(European Film Market)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Drea de Matteo and Donal Logue portray a couple in this movie. They both would go on to play characters on FX's Sons of Anarchy. However, they share no scenes. See more »

Quotes

Jason: They call the hole left by the passage of a bullet through the body a permanent cavity. A permanent cavity is what cops strive for when shooting someone dangerous. They say the best bullet for the job when trying to incapacitate someone dangerous is the one that's bigger, the one with the most velocity, the one that creates the largest permanent cavity, the one that kills faster. What I think would be worse is being hit by a smaller caliber bullet over... and over... and over. A lifetime full ...
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Connections

Features Drum Beat (1954) See more »

Soundtracks

Drum Cadence
Written and Performed by Bert Ferntheil
Courtesy of APM
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The new Donnie Darko?
2 February 2007 | by jasonprayerSee all my reviews

Hell yes it's the new Donnie Dark, but the only problem is, it's a million times better. Mark Webber is unbelievable. UN-BE-LEIVABLE. I've been a fan of his since snow day. This movie is one of those movies in ten years every teenager will cite as being one of their favorite films. I guarantee that. I guarantee it. Jason Prayer (mark Webber's character) will be as famous as Donnie Darko. I attended the salt lake city screening of the movie and the crowd stood up and cheered when it was over. Steve Berra will be up there with any and every serious filmmaker that ever put an eye up to the camera. If you were looking for a new classic in modern day cinema and found the good life, I'd say you hit the jackpot. JP


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