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Speakeasy (2002)

PG-13 | | Drama
The story is about a man, Bruce Hickman, and his relationship with another man, Frank, the thing that they have in common is the relation with a deaf person. With this relation the ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Strathairn ... Bruce Hickman
Nicky Katt ... Frank Marnikov
Stacy Edwards ... Sophie Hickman
Christopher McDonald ... Dr. Addams
Lake Bell ... Sara Marnikov
Michael Bacall ... Gene
Michael Chieffo ... Dan haney
Arthur Hiller ... Mr. Prappas
Dwight Armstrong ... Dariush
Gregory White Gregory White ... Middle-Aged Man
Irene Roseen ... Katrina
Hal Landon Jr. ... Mr. Petersen
Thomas Curtis Thomas Curtis ... Young Tobias
Sheeri Rappaport ... Party Mother
A.J. Noel A.J. Noel ... Party Boy
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The story is about a man, Bruce Hickman, and his relationship with another man, Frank, the thing that they have in common is the relation with a deaf person. With this relation the characters will discover lot of things about their past. Written by Juan Belo <belocine@yahoo.com>

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Rated PG-13 for some language
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Color:

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The runner up film in HBO's hit series Project Greenlight. See more »

Goofs

The words "and Arthur Hiller" appear twice in the opening credits. See more »

Quotes

Frank Marnikov: We are immortal till our work is done.
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When Will Miramax Give Good Movies A Chance?
31 December 2004 | by tarbosh22000See all my reviews

"Speakeasy" is an engaging drama. It's being dumped on video with little fanfare. The other "Project Greenlight" film: "Battle of Shaker Heights" is complete garbage. That film got the Greenlight treatment. "Speakeasy" was the runner up in that contest. Everybody in this film gives excellent performances. It's great to see David Strathairn in a starring role. He gives a calm and interesting performance as Bruce Hickman. Stacy Edwards does a good job as his wife, Sophie. There really is no plot because this is a character study. It's really irritating that Miramax gives "Speakeasy" no chance for awards (Or An Audience) , but begs for them for "Cold Mountain".

In The End: It's definitely worth seeing and if you see it in a video store, don't pass it by.

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