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A free-spirited 21-year-old woman strikes up an unlikely friendship with an elderly widow in this drama from writer/director [[Performer~P393083~Sean Baker~seanbaker]] ([[Feature~V304805~Take Out~takeout]], [[Feature~V455590~Prince of Broadway~princeofbroadway]]). Young Jane ([[Performer~P700649~Dree Hemingway~dreehemingway]]) has a fondness for cannabis, and a Chihuahua named Starlet that never leaves her side. One day, she happens across a garage sale at the home of lonely octogenarian Sadie ([[Performer~P714453~Besedka Johnson~besedkajohnson]]), and clashes with the aging widow while attempting to make a purchase. Later, upon investigating the item, Jane discovers that it contains a secret cache of money. Determined to help the acerbic Sadie solve the mystery of the hidden cash, Jane reaches out to Sadie, and finds the secrets of her past slowly bubbling to the surface as a warm bond grows between them. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

  • Release date:November 9, 2012

Awards

Awarded by
Nominee
Category
Year
Status
Independent Spirit Awards James Ransone Robert Altman Award 2012 Winner
Independent Spirit Awards Julia Kim Robert Altman Award 2012 Winner
Independent Spirit Awards Karren Karagulian Robert Altman Award 2012 Winner
Independent Spirit Awards Kevin Chinoy John Cassavetes Award 2012 Nominee
Independent Spirit Awards Stella Maeve Robert Altman Award 2012 Winner
Independent Spirit Awards Sean Baker Robert Altman Award 2012 Winner
Independent Spirit Awards Sean Baker John Cassavetes Award 2012 Nominee
Independent Spirit Awards Chris Maybach John Cassavetes Award 2012 Nominee
Independent Spirit Awards Francesca Silvestri John Cassavetes Award 2012 Nominee

Cast

Stella Maeve
as Melissa
James Ransone
as Mikey
Karren Karagulian
as Arash
Justin Boyd
as Yard Sale Person
Cesar Garcia
as Repo Man
Michael O'Hagan
as Janice
Amin Joseph
as Shadow
James Frey
as Renegade PA
Paul H. Kim
as Renegade Set Photographer
Joshua Sussman
as Zana Fan

Crew

Sean Baker
Director
Kevin Chinoy
Producer
Sean Baker
Producer
Chris Maybach
Producer
Francesca Silvestri
Producer
Sean Baker
Screenwriter
Stephanie Diaz-Matos
Musical Direction/Supervision
Sean Baker
Editor
Ted Hope
Executive Producer
Tsou Shih-Ching
Executive Producer
Sol Tryon
Executive Producer
Giancarlo Canavesio
Executive Producer
Zach Seivers
Sound/Sound Designer
Julia Kim
Casting
Aaron Lindenthaler
Consulting Editor
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