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1 hr. 54 min.

Plot Summary
First, a fading musician (Alessandro Nivola) learns that he has a daughter (Abigail Breslin) from a long-ago tryst, then he must take the teen on tour with him when her mother checks into rehab.

Cast: Abigail Breslin , Alessandro Nivola , Elisabeth Shue , Peter Stormare , Brittany Snow , Joel David Moore , Frances Fisher , Frank Whaley

Directors: David M. Rosenthal , Jim Thacker

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Tribeca Film

Janie Jones (2010)

Release Date: October 28th, 2011|1 hr. 54 min.

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    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    Writer-director David M. Rosenthal fills this dewy road-trip movie with too many cliches. From the glimpses we get of Shue's character, that may have been a more rockin' story. show more

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    Ray Bennett The Hollywood Reporter

    An earnest tale about a faded rock star who discovers he has a teenaged daughter and takes her on the road, Janie Jones follows a predictable path and despite decent performances it does not catch fire. show more

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    Ann Hornaday Washington Post

    Nivola and Breslin make a terrific mismatched pair in a film that often resembles a mash-up of "Crazy Heart" and Sofia Coppola's "Somewhere," which may account for why it too often feels derivative and contrived. show more

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