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Lake City (2008)

R | | Crime, Drama | 25 April 2008 (USA)
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A desperate young man, on the run from a dangerous drug dealer, returns to his mother, years after a family tragedy drove them far apart, to hide. However, his old and new life are about to collide.

Directors:

Hunter Hill, Perry Moore

Writers:

Hunter Hill (screenplay), Perry Moore (screenplay)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sissy Spacek ... Maggie
Jason Davis ... Tom
Alina Phelan ... Linda
Cheryl Fare Cheryl Fare ... Irma
Jessica Hutson ... Lucy (as Jessica Marie Hutson)
Jack Weber ... Young Billy (as Jack T. Weber)
Sydney ter Avest Sydney ter Avest ... Young Jennifer
Kenny Hinkle ... Andy (as Kenneth James Hinkle)
Troy Garity ... Billy
Dave Matthews ... Red (as David Matthews)
Jay Pearson ... Carl
Colin Ford ... Clayton
Barry Corbin ... George
Irene Ziegler ... Nancy Kaye
Rebecca Romijn ... Jennifer
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A desperate young man, on the run from a dangerous drug dealer, returns to his mother, years after a family tragedy drove them far apart, to hide. However, his old and new life are about to collide.

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When you are on the run, the last place you expect to end up is home. See more »

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and some violence | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Goofs

At the beginning of the film Maggie parks her SUV and goes into the store with the window in the driver's door rolled down. When she emerges from shopping it is now up. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Moviemaking in Virginia: Take 3 (2008) See more »

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Bring On The Loser
Written by F.M. Cornog
Performed by East River Pipe
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Excellent and powerful film. A must see!
3 December 2008 | by heshsSee all my reviews

Lake City is a powerful film, well made, well casted and well scripted. The direction is remarkable and the acting is fabulous. Each actor comes across very natural and the characters are very believable....at many times, it is almost like watching a real life situation. The director's have dealt with the story in a very special manner - delicately maintaining the fine balance between the feelings of love, anger, rage, guilt, and compassion. The mother and son relationship is the best any celluloid has ever been able to portray. Please do not miss this special film - A Must See!! I also had the pleasure of meeting both director's (Perry Moore and Hunter Hill) at the informal q n a at the Quad Cinemas in NY. Getting to know about the budget and time frame of the shoot, it was beyond impressive. I wish both Perry and Hunter my very best and would love to see more films that I am confident will make a difference contributing to GOOD cinema. thanks for a great film.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 April 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Езерният град See more »

Filming Locations:

Louisa, Virginia, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,355, 23 November 2008

Gross USA:

$12,767

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$12,767
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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