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The Glass Jar (1999)

A story of two men to have an insatiable appetite for arguing on any subject and pontificating on areas of which they have little or no understanding. The Glass Jar is a character driven ... See full summary »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Anthony Crivello ... Tony
John Kassir ... John
C. Thomas Howell ... Lanois
Steve Scionti Steve Scionti ... Paulie
Maurice Tubert Maurice Tubert ... Old Man
Myriam Tubert Myriam Tubert ... Old Woman
Kalena Coleman Kalena Coleman ... UPS Woman
Olivier Debray Olivier Debray ... Phillip
Pierre Dulat ... Jacques
Christian Aubert Christian Aubert ... Chauffer
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A story of two men to have an insatiable appetite for arguing on any subject and pontificating on areas of which they have little or no understanding. The Glass Jar is a character driven dark comedy that lets us stand back and watch two characters, John and Tony, set for us their well thought out opinions on everything from their deepest fears to the effects of Christianity on to the sport of hockey. In the tradition of "Waiting for Godot" and "My Dinner with Adre", "The Glass Jar" is a little more than a conversation between two men, It highlights the comic insanity of uninformed beliefs. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 June 1999 (USA) See more »

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Sterling Pacific Films See more »
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Dolby SR

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A very clever film.
8 September 1999 | by Glen MarloweSee all my reviews

This film is very well acted and directed. It forces you to think about who these people are and where they are going. I thought the plot, although subtle, is very compelling. The ending was a complete surprise. I would highly recomend this movie to people who want to think.


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