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Posted: 9/30/2002 6:34:45 AM EDT
Has anyone seen the trailer for this new movie called "American Gun"? I just watched a trailer for it and it looks to be very Anti-Gun....it stars James Coburn. I'm having problems with my speakers so I couldn't hear the accompanying sound, but from the looks of it, it seems Anti-Gun. Part of the accompanying text said things like "a gun with a past" and "in an American town". It looks like the plot revolves around Coburn's daughter being shot and his quest to find the killer and trace the gun's history. Anyone know more? -REAPER2502
Link Posted: 9/30/2002 6:56:23 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/30/2002 6:59:29 AM EDT by Aces-and-Eights]
From reading the description and one viewer comment it sure sounds like it has an anti-gun message. [url]http://us.imdb.com/Title?0270197[/url] [url]http://www.americangunfilm.com[/url]
Link Posted: 9/30/2002 8:50:06 AM EDT
Gun Shop Owner: Why are you so interested in this gun? Cobern: It killed my daughter. [puke] Scott
Link Posted: 9/30/2002 9:17:10 AM EDT
Written and directed by Alan Jacobs (Nina Takes a Lover), American Gun stars Academy Award® winner James Coburn (Afflication), Virginia Madsen (The Rainmaker) and Barbara Bain (Panic), with Alexandra Holden (Sugar & Spice) and Ryan Locke (The Upgrade). A haunting portrait of loss and redemption, American Gun is the story of a man searching for answers in the wake of his daughter's death. Penny Tillman (Virginia Madsen) travels home to Vermont to spend the holidays with her parents, Martin (James Coburn) and Anne (Barbara Bain). Their warm reunion is cut tragically short when a last-minute errand ends in Penny's untimely death, and the holiday cheer is abruptly silenced by the sorrow of burying a loved one. Devastated, Martin retreats into a shell that Anne is unable to penetrate. In letters to his dead daughter, Martin reflects on a childhood fascination with his grandfather's gun. Still unable to make sense of what has happened, Martin decides to take action. Using the serial number of the .357 Magnum that killed his daughter, Martin traces his grief to its point of origin. Starting with the factory where the gun was made, he begins the arduous process of tracking the gun's progress from owner to owner, a journey that takes him across America, from legitimate gun shops to the black market. While traveling to each city along the gun's trajectory, Martin is visited by memories of his service in World War II, a harrowing experience that haunts him to this day. As Martin's physical journey leads him closer to the truth, he begins to face the personal demons driving him in his search for answers. He speaks to the previous owners of the gun, finding common themes of loss, fear, passion, betrayal and regret in their stories. When he traces the gun to the world of pawnshops and nightclubs in Las Vegas, Martin must confront its final owner. He must also confront the painful truth about his daughter's death and learn the meaning of redemption in order for the healing to begin. Written and directed by Alan Jacobs, American Gun was produced by Brent Morris and co-produced by Elyse Eisenberg. The production was designed by Don DeFina. Phil Parmet shot the film on location in Vermont, Florida, Las Vegas, Los Angeles and New York. Rick Pagano served as casting director. Edited by Paul Millspaugh and sound designed by Ann Kroeber, American Gun features original music composed by Anthony Marinelli.
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Sounds like a winner...Not! [img]http://www.stopstart.fsnet.co.uk/smilie/sadness.gif[/img]
Link Posted: 9/30/2002 9:21:16 AM EDT
Originally Posted By Scottman: Gun Shop Owner: Why are you so interested in this gun? Cobern: It killed my daughter. [puke] Scott
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"IT" didn't kill yo' daughter! Must be Anti-gun! BigDozer66
Link Posted: 9/30/2002 9:52:19 AM EDT
Originally Posted By DarkFuture:
Written and directed by Alan Jacobs (Nina Takes a Lover), American Gun stars Academy Award® winner James Coburn (Afflication), Virginia Madsen (The Rainmaker) and Barbara Bain (Panic), with Alexandra Holden (Sugar & Spice) and Ryan Locke (The Upgrade). A haunting portrait of loss and redemption, American Gun is the story of a man searching for answers in the wake of his daughter's death. Penny Tillman (Virginia Madsen) travels home to Vermont to spend the holidays with her parents, Martin (James Coburn) and Anne (Barbara Bain). Their warm reunion is cut tragically short when a last-minute errand ends in Penny's untimely death, and the holiday cheer is abruptly silenced by the sorrow of burying a loved one. Devastated, Martin retreats into a shell that Anne is unable to penetrate. In letters to his dead daughter, Martin reflects on a childhood fascination with his grandfather's gun. Still unable to make sense of what has happened, Martin decides to take action. Using the serial number of the .357 Magnum that killed his daughter, Martin traces his grief to its point of origin. Starting with the factory where the gun was made, he begins the arduous process of tracking the gun's progress from owner to owner, a journey that takes him across America, from legitimate gun shops to the black market. While traveling to each city along the gun's trajectory, Martin is visited by memories of his service in World War II, a harrowing experience that haunts him to this day. As Martin's physical journey leads him closer to the truth, he begins to face the personal demons driving him in his search for answers. He speaks to the previous owners of the gun, finding common themes of loss, fear, passion, betrayal and regret in their stories. When he traces the gun to the world of pawnshops and nightclubs in Las Vegas, Martin must confront its final owner. He must also confront the painful truth about his daughter's death and learn the meaning of redemption in order for the healing to begin. Written and directed by Alan Jacobs, American Gun was produced by Brent Morris and co-produced by Elyse Eisenberg. The production was designed by Don DeFina. Phil Parmet shot the film on location in Vermont, Florida, Las Vegas, Los Angeles and New York. Rick Pagano served as casting director. Edited by Paul Millspaugh and sound designed by Ann Kroeber, American Gun features original music composed by Anthony Marinelli.
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Sounds like a winner...Not! [url]http://www.stopstart.fsnet.co.uk/smilie/sadness.gif[/url]
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I don't know about that. I think it sounds great... FOR ME TO POOP ON! (Come on, there have to be some Triumph fans here, right?)
Link Posted: 9/30/2002 9:57:41 AM EDT
Originally Posted By deadman: FOR ME TO POOP ON! (Come on, there have to be some Triumph fans here, right?)
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Oh, please tell me you saw the video clip of Triumph at the Star Wars opoening? One of the funniest things I've ever seen.
Link Posted: 10/1/2002 12:34:23 AM EDT
I saw some stupid movie trailor and the bullet was flying around intact including the shell.
Link Posted: 10/1/2002 2:25:57 AM EDT
I'm waiting for "Armenian Gun"; wherein Ottoman Turkish authorities disarm the Armenians, then murder/rape/starve/drive them out en masse.
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