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Walking to the Waterline (1998)

PG | | Drama | 13 June 1998 (USA)
Matt Mulhern stars as an out of work sit-com actor visiting his empty childhood home on the Jersey shore while struggling to make sense of the loss of his father, his past, and, for one funny and heartbreaking week, himself.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Hallie Foote ... Lucy Bammer
Matt Mulhern ... Francis McGowan
Kara Silver Kara Silver ... TV Newscaster
Neil Rattigan Neil Rattigan ... TV Weatherman
Ron Parady Ron Parady ... Admiral Winston
Alan Ruck ... Duane Hopwood
Karen Mulhern Karen Mulhern ... Terry McGowan
Jack Mulhern Jack Mulhern ... James McGowan
Connor Mulhern Connor Mulhern ... Brian McGowan
Brian Meade Brian Meade ... Young Francis
Garrett Walters Garrett Walters ... Policeman #1
Mark Steelman Mark Steelman ... Policeman #2
Hal Holbrook ... Man on the Beach
Markus Flanagan ... Paul
Matthew Broderick ... Michael Woods
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Francis McGowan is a man with a purpose who instead gets side-tracked during one surreal week spent trying to figure out what he wants from a business that makes very little sense to him, a woman he's sleeping with who's not his wife, and a father who has left him to fend for himself and didn't leave a map. Francis is an out of work sit-com actor returning to his empty childhood home on the Jersey shore to deal with the aftermath of his father's death. Instead, he gets sidetracked by indecision, self-doubt, and his childhood friend, Duane Hopwood. It's about losing your bearings while finding your way. Written by Fayette Street Productions

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Language:

English

Release Date:

13 June 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Пътуване до крайбрежието See more »

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New Jersey, USA

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A sleeper
20 April 2003 | by don-273See all my reviews

Very well executed film about a man's life a at turning point. Very surprising and engaging. Matt Mulhern is much more accomplished then his resume would betray. Deserves more attention then the occasional screening on IFC. Hopefully more movies will be developed by Mulhern.


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