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Digging for Fire (2015)

R | | Drama | 21 August 2015 (USA)
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The discovery of a bone and a gun send a husband and wife on separate adventures over the course of a weekend.

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Tim
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Lee
Jude Swanberg ...
Jude
Alicia Van Couvering ...
Cashier
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Yoga Couple
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Yoga Couple
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Phil
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Adam
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Alicia
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Max
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Married couple Lee and Tim, a part-time yoga instructor and a public school phys ed teacher respectively, jump at the opportunity to sit at the secluded Los Angeles hills house of an actress acquaintance for two weeks as a mini-vacation for themselves and their three year old son, Jude. The house sit starts with an unusual event: Tim finds on the property in the wooded hills just beyond the swimming pool a gun and a bone. He believes the bone could be a human one and that there could be a murdered dead body buried in the hills in the vicinity of where he found these items. Tim telephones the police, who tell him they can do nothing unless an actual body is found. As such, Lee convinces Tim to drop the subject. On their first weekend at the house, Lee decides to leave Tim on his own for the weekend to complete their income tax return, which he has long put off, while she and Jude go to visit among others her mother and stepfather, and her sister Squiggy and her family, neither who she ... Written by Huggo

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Rated R for language including some sexual references, drug use and brief graphic nudity | See all certifications »

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21 August 2015 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Az eltűnt tűz nyomában  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$25,000 (USA) (23 August 2015)

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$119,364 (USA) (27 September 2015)
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Anna Kendrick and Brie Larson also appeared together in Scott Pilgrim vs the World (2010). Anna Kendrick as Scott's (Michael Cera) sister Stacy and Brie Larson as Scott's ex-girlfriend Envy Adams. See more »

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About 12:44 into the movie, Lee drives off in a gray Toyota Corolla. The model year is in the 2009-2013 range. But at 13:09 when she is pulling into a driveway, she is now driving a 2014-2016 gray Toyota Corolla. See more »

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References Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) See more »

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Who's Gonna Help Me
Written by Charlie Bleak
Performed by Hoi Polloi (as Hoi'Polloi)
Courtesy of Folk Evaluation
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Tim and Lee
5 September 2016 | by See all my reviews

Sometimes things have to be found. Sometimes they do not need to be found, but stay buried. But even the latter might need a bit of a refresh or redo of sorts. You'll understand once you've watched the movie. A movie that while romantic in some sense also will appall quite a few that will not like where the characters are going or what they are doing, literally and metaphorically speaking.

I'm not sure if it was just the script or something else, but the movie did attract a lot of talent. Some even just for really small roles, like Anna Kendrick and most better known to independent audiences, but still more than just stellar and performance wise really elevating the whole piece (no pun intended). It may be slow and it may not be within your moral values, but it's strong in the end and it just might be able to touch you with the way it tells the way of two adults who have lost their way ...


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