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Undertow

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Undertow

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
107 minutes
Wide Release Date:
10/22/04
performer:
Jamie Bell, Josh Lucas, Dermot Mulroney, Devon Alan, Shiri Appleby
director:
David Gordon Green
distributor:
United Artists (MGM)
author:
David Gordon Green
genre:
Drama

We gave it an A-

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