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Still Breathing (1997)

When artist and street performer Fletcher (Brendan Fraser) thinks con-artist Roz (Joanna Going) is the woman he has seen in a vision, he has no idea she sees him as her next victim.

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James F. Robinson
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lou Rawls ... The Tree Man
Brendan Fraser ... Fletcher McBracken
Joanna Going ... Rosalyn Willoughby
Steven Lambert ... Man in Alley (as Steve Lambert)
Chao Li Chi ... Formosa Bartender
Ann Magnuson ... Elaine
Paolo Seganti ... Tomas De Leon
Wendy Benson-Landes ... Brigitte (as Wendy Benson)
Katie Hagan Katie Hagan ... Little Girl in Dream
Celeste Holm ... Ida, Fletcher's Grand Mother
Toby Huss ... Cameron
Jeff Schweickert Jeff Schweickert ... Slammin' Sammy
Bill Gundry Bill Gundry ... Man With Painting
Angus Macfadyen ... Philip
Liz Mamana ... Slightly Elegant Girl
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Storyline

Two lost souls: she a con-artist in L.A.; he a puppeteer in San Antonio have the same dream linking each with the other. He travels to L.A. to find this woman he has become obsessed with. She resists, afraid of his kooky ideas until she travels with him to San Antonio and meets his wise grandmother. Story of two disparate people linked by "fate" gets increasingly interesting as it rolls along. Written by Ed Lorusso

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sensuality and a scene of violence | See all certifications »
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Trivia

The stone crafter story that Fletcher tells to Roz is a local legend about La Ventana de Rosa (the Rose Window), at the Mission San José in San Antonio. See more »

Goofs

Fletcher McBracken, after loosely and raggedly cutting out a women's picture, goes to throw it in a basket, and when it lands in the basket the cut out picture is perfectly and roundly trimmed right up to the image of the women. See more »

Quotes

Rosalyn Willoughby: There are two things I always wanted to believe in but didn't dare. One is that there was one man, somewhere, who was made just for me. The other is that I just might deserve him.
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Sittin' Up at Night
Written and Performed by Augie Meyers
Courtesy of White Boy Records
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Beautiful, spellbinding
21 November 2003 | by pzylikSee all my reviews

I can't remember how I came across this unheard-of movie a few years ago, but I am a fan of Brendan Fraser and so I settled back to watch it. I'd never heard one little thing about this movie before, and I was so pleasantly surprised with the whole experience. There was a quiet magic about the whole story. It was a beautiful, peaceful, serene experience just to watch the relationship develop and to enjoy those stunning scenic shots. When the movie ended I felt so relaxed and refreshed! Some months later I had a chance to watch it again, and once again it was like a calming meditation. "Beautiful" and "Magical" are the only two words coming to mind to describe this movie. It's excellent, and I recommend it highly if you're in the mood for something sweet and peaceful that will make you feel much more alive afterwards. I give it 8 out of 10. Wonderful movie.


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Country:

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Language:

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Release Date:

12 November 1998 (Singapore) See more »

Also Known As:

A Garota dos Meus Sonhos See more »

Filming Locations:

San Marcos, Texas, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$86,659, 3 May 1998

Gross USA:

$228,455

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$228,455
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Dolby SR

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1.85 : 1
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