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Familiar Strangers (2008)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama | 27 March 2008 (USA)
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Asks the question, Is it really possible to relate to ones parents and siblings after being replaced by the family dog? . . . Perhaps as friends - weird friends?

Director:

Zackary Adler

Writer:

John Bell
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Credited cast:
Shawn Hatosy ... Brian Worthington
DJ Qualls ... Kenny Worthington
Tom Bower ... Frank Worthington
Nikki Reed ... Allison
Ann Dowd ... Dottie Worthington
Cameron Richardson ... Erin Worthington
Georgia Mae Lively Georgia Mae Lively ... Maddy
Kevin Murray ... Clyde
Angus Sutherland ... Walker
Keith Woodard Keith Woodard ... Grocery Store Customer
William Rough William Rough ... Butcher
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dennis Cupp Dennis Cupp ... Announcer
Jacqueline Harvey Jacqueline Harvey ... Cashier
Chris Jenkins Chris Jenkins ... Busboy
Chris Jenkins Chris Jenkins ... Busboy
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"Familiar Strangers" asks the question. "Is it really possible to relate to ones parents and siblings after being replaced by the family dog? . . . Perhaps as friends - weird friends?" An off beat - funny - heartfelt story of family negotiating the changing relationships between parents and children, especially as those children grow into adulthood. Written by Anonymous

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Dogs. Donkeys. Denial. There's no place like home.

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Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for brief strong language
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Connections

Referenced in Moviemaking in Virginia: Take 3 (2008) See more »

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A different kind of film
31 December 2008 | by grayson-connieSee all my reviews

Why different? It is harrd to say. It is quiet in its approach and gives you time to enter the world of the characters. it gives you time to know them, and to figure out their motivations without caterring to the lowest common denominator. By the end, I was loving this film and wishing there were more like it.

It seems that the story was real in every way. There weren't many people in the theater when I was there but I heard great comments from others when we left.

The acting was great, especially the dad and mom. I laughed and cried and was glad I came. Will definitely recommend.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 March 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Disconnected See more »

Filming Locations:

Broadway, Virginia, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,553, 16 November 2008

Gross USA:

$34,068

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$34,068
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Cavalier Films See more »
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