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King of California

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King of California

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
96 minutes
Limited Release Date:
09/14/07
performer:
Michael Douglas, Evan Rachel Wood
director:
Mike Cahill
distributor:
First Look, Millennium
author:
73251
genre:
Drama

We gave it a B+

Michael Douglas plays Charlie, a mental patient returning home to his teen daughter (Evan Rachel Wood) after spending 18 months in an institution. He’s convinced gold lies under the local Costco, so father and daughter try to find it. ”Charlie’s flat-out nuts,” says Douglas. ”But I think you relate to watching a man try to salvage his life and give a new life to his daughter.” Plus, playing crazy is fun. ”It allows you any type of behavior,” he says. ”You have permission to be unpredictable.” We’re pretty sure we’ve seen that guy at our local Costco, too.

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