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Lucky (2017)

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The spiritual journey of a ninety-year-old atheist.

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Bobby Lawrence
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Dr. Christian Kneedler
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Fred
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Elaine
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Bibi
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Debbie
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Juan Wayne
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Lucky is an old US Navy veteran of rigid habits and attitudes in a small town. When his routine is interrupted by a sudden collapse at home, Lucky finds himself realizing that his remarkably healthy old age is going to face an inevitable decline and he has to accept it. In that difficult reassessment, Lucky must face up to what he believes in and how much it compares to his neighbors' priorities. In doing so, Lucky finds that his life has its positive side as he searches for some meaning that he can accept. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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29 September 2017 (USA)  »

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$43,293 (North America) (1 October 2017)
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Director John Carroll Lynch and Beth Grant previously acted together in Jackie (2016). See more »

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El Llanto De Mi Madre
Written by Salome Gutierrez, R.
Performed by 'Lydia Mendoza'
Courtesy of D.L.B. Records
Published by San Antonio Music Publishers, Inc.
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Aging Flesh
25 September 2017 | by (Detroit Mi) – See all my reviews

I'm not a fan of aging flesh, my own included. So the sight of Harry Dean Stanton repeatedly washing his armpits each morning? Not pretty. Actually I'm not much of a Stanton fan either, so since he's the lead character here--not my idea of entertainment. Yes the film mostly looks gorgeous, when we aren't focused on Stanton's pathetically thin, age-spotted limbs. But the editing is fun and the music is great. But sorry I'm not a fan of David Lynch either, so didn't much enjoy his supporting role. He should stick to directing, not a great actor. And really--the chain smoking? Made me sick. I didn't accept Stanton's character as either a wise, interesting or heroic man, so the whole enterprise left me cold.


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