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Backseat (2005)

Not Rated | | Comedy | 28 March 2008 (USA)
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A "coming of age" story where two old friends flee from New York City on a three-day road trip to Montreal, Canada to escape their problems.

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Bruce Van Dusen

Writer:

Josh Alexander
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Cast

Credited cast:
Josh Alexander ... Colton
Starla Benford ... Patty
William Bogert ... Dad
Robert T. Bogue ... Ben (as Rob Bogue)
Christopher Carley ... Guy at Party (as Chris Carley)
Jeffrey Carlson Jeffrey Carlson ... Jason
Helen Coxe ... Honey
Glenn Daniels Glenn Daniels ... Casting Director
Aubrey Dollar ... Shelle
Malcolm Goodwin ... Ricky
Will Janowitz ... Frankie
Alan Katz Alan Katz ... Other Guy at Party
Sarah Lord Sarah Lord ... Candi
Danny Mastrogiorgio ... Andres (as Daniel Mastrogiorgio)
Mark Rosenthal Mark Rosenthal ... Henry
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A "coming of age" story where two old friends flee from New York City on a three-day road trip to Montreal, Canada to escape their problems.

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 March 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bobbing for Apples See more »

Filming Locations:

New York, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,816, 30 March 2008

Gross USA:

$12,343

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$12,343
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Group Effort Films See more »
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Color
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Life in the Backseat
4 April 2008 | by captspasticSee all my reviews

This was one of the best coming of middle age style stories I've ever seen translated into a film. Wonderful job to both the writer and director on truly capturing the anxiety, the indecision, the confusion and the loneliness of middle age restlessness. A very touching, very real, very relatable story of two good buddies just trying to break away and find direction for their lives in the process. Very good overall. The characters were engaging, the story was real, and the situations were something anyone in that age group can and should be able to relate to. The desire to find that one "thing" in your life to give it meaning was really told in a very touching manner, that give a real and sympathetic view to the choices we all make life that are made out of necessity at times, and not because we really agree with them.


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