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Nola (2003)

R | | Comedy, Romance | 8 May 2003 (USA)
An urban fairy tale-romantic comedy, in which Nola, an aspiring songwriter, leaves an abusive Kansas home and journeys to New York to find her biological father. Once there, she finds more ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Emmy Rossum ... Nola
Steven Bauer ... Leo
James Badge Dale ... Ben
Thom Christopher ... Niles
Sam Coppola ... Gus
Adam LeFevre ... Sam
Michael Cavadias ... Wendy
Damian Young ... Maitre D'
Bernie McInerney Bernie McInerney ... Professor Cummings
Larry Pine ... Max
Michael Medeiros ... Mike Flanders
Mary McDonnell ... Margaret Langworthy
Lynne Matthew Lynne Matthew ... Judge Belfray
James Ransone ... Neo-Gothboy
Janis Dardaris Janis Dardaris ... Nola's Mother
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Storyline

An urban fairy tale-romantic comedy, in which Nola, an aspiring songwriter, leaves an abusive Kansas home and journeys to New York to find her biological father. Once there, she finds more than she expected. Written by ann wilson

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She came to the city looking for a dream, what she found was everything.

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 May 2003 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,010, 31 August 2003

Gross USA:

$10,550

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$10,550
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Technical Specs

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Emmy Rossum's first R rated movie. See more »

Quotes

Nola: I don't do men for money. Women either, for that matter.
Margaret Langworthy: Neither do I, honey. At least not anymore.
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Soundtracks

Don't Break My Heart
Performed by Emmy Rossum
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If you rearrange the letters of Nola
21 June 2007 | by ronny-coderSee all my reviews

You get Anol. Which pretty much says it all. (Thanks to TA for pointing this out to me).

Yes, this movie is stupid. But not in the Troll2 funny kind of stupid. It is an hour and a half of pure boredom punctuated by brief episodes of incredulity. Let's get this straight guys. Lawyers in coffee shops do not save the day.

They drink coffee and get stoned when they go home.

Girls who work for escort services, are expected to service their clients. They don't get lucky shots with some crap in a sock.

The average "madam" is not some sweet lady that cares about her workers. She's a user, just like the Johns.

Almost forgot, the dialogue is just horrible.


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