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A Lobster Tale (2006)

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For its quiet, low-key story, A Lobster Tale travels into a sphere of domestic life rarely glimpsed in contemporary cinema - that of small-town Americana. Colm Meaney stars as Cody Brewer, a Maine lobsterman who sinks into an economic mire when faced with a terrible catch day after day, week after week. His waitress wife also struggles to stay afloat, and his son must fend off against a bully on a regular basis. Then, into this cradle of banal American beauty, an incredible event occurs: a strange, otherworldly moss turns up in one of Cody's nets - a moss with the ability to perform miracles. Though initially its presence causes problems and strain for the Brewer clan, it ultimately demonstrates its ability to not only improve their lives, but the lives of nearly everyone in the hamlet. Alberta Watson (Irish Eyes) and Graham Greene (Northern Exposure) co-star.

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Cast

Colm Meaney
as Cody Brewer
Alberta Watson
as Martha Brewer
Jack Knight
as Jake Brewer
Joe Pingue
as Bubba Jenkins
Bruce McFee
as Walter Hogshead
Keir Gilchrist
as Mike Stanton
Eric Knudsen
as Timmy Brock
Deborah Grover
as Edith Hogshead
Chris Benson
as Rusty Kendrick
Ken James
as Mayor Fischer
Kevin Jubinville
as Darryl Stern
Mark Lutz
as Eddie Johnson
Raffaele Carniato
as Stanley Womack
Darryl Pring
as Gene Womack
Julian Richings
as Hank Perkins
Dianne Latchford
as Mrs. Witherspoon
Nola Augustson
as Ann Miller
Aron Tager
as Morty Thorpe
Bernie Henry
as Dr. Lambert
Wendii Fulford
as Samantha Stern
Kathryn Haggis
as Colleen Kendrick
Carolyn Aked
as Mrs. Brock
Anne Tager Page
as Mrs. Thorpe
John Nelles
as Preacher
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½

Decent family flick with a very good ending.It shows that if you have something people want, Everybody wants to be your friend

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