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California Solo (2012)

Not Rated | | Drama | 25 January 2012 (USA)
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A former Britpop rocker who now works on a farm gets caught driving drunk and faces deportation after living in Los Angeles for many years. His efforts to stay in the U.S. force him to confront the past and current demons in his life.

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Marshall Lewy

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Marshall Lewy
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Cast

Credited cast:
Robert Carlyle ... Lachlan MacAldonich
Danny Masterson ... Paul
Kathleen Wilhoite ... Catherine
William Russ ... Rusty
A Martinez ... Warren
Michael Des Barres ... Wendell
Anna Khaja ... Anna
Patrick Gallagher ... Ice Officer
Niko Nicotera ... Nick
Ella Joyce ... Carol
Brad Greenquist ... Piper
Hal Landon Jr. ... Farmer
Alexia Rasmussen ... Beau
Savannah Lathem ... Arianwen
Robert Cicchini ... Domenico
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A former Britpop rocker who now works on a farm gets caught driving drunk and faces deportation after living in Los Angeles for many years. His efforts to stay in the U.S. force him to confront the past and current demons in his life.

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Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 January 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Калифорнийское соло See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$200,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,412, 2 December 2012

Gross USA:

$15,433

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$15,433
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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The Only One I Know
Written and Performed by The Charlatans
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Robert Carlyle is great
4 January 2014 | by SnoopyStyleSee all my reviews

Former British rock guitarist Lachlan MacAldonich (Robert Carlyle) gets a DUI one night. He's an agricultural worker and sells at a farmer's market. Little does he realize that the DUI could lead to his deportation. He is forced to confront difficult past mistakes.

Robert Carlyle is an amazing actor, and he's able to give this character enough depth. He's a damaged individual who can't face up to his past. It's a heavy task to give such an individual more dimensions. And the story doesn't allow him to ease into a happy Hollywood transformation. His first meeting with his daughter is absolutely electric. This is a first class showcase of why he's an amazing actor.


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