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Ellie Parker

Year:
Duration:
USA:95 min
Genres:
Comedy | Drama
IMDB rate:
5.7
Director:
Scott Coffey
Awards:
2 wins & 1 nomination
Details
Country: USA
Release Date: 2006-07-14
Filming Locations: Brentwood, Los Angeles, California, USA
Earnings
Opening Weekend: $10,299 (USA) (11 November 2005)
Gross: $34,390 (USA) (16 April 2006)
Cast
Actor
Character
Brian McCardie
Brian McCardie
Ellie Parker
Jennifer Syme
Jennifer Syme
Ellie Parker
Naomi Watts
Ellie Parker
Greg Freitas
Rick Saul
Gaye Pope
Leslie Towne
Blair Mastbaum
Smash Jackson
Jessica Vogl
Trixie
Johanna Ray
Casting Director
Rebecca Rigg
Sam
Mark Pellegrino
Justin
Kim Fay
Therapist
Scott Coffey
Chris
Todd Coffey
Upstairs Neighbor
David Baer
Acting Teacher
Marcel Sarmiento
Acting Student
Robbi Chong
Acting Student
Whitfield Crane
Acting Student
Bret Domrose
Dogstar
Robert Mailhouse
Dogstar
Keanu Reeves
Dogstar
Debbie Leavit
Vicodin Girl
Gabriella Wall
'Slut' Yelling Girl
Fanshen Cox
Receptionist
Chevy Chase
Dennis Swartzbaum
Samantha Shelton
Rainbow
Julie Fay
Therapist's Companion
Kate Garwood
Actress Before Ellie
Victoria Smirnova
Russian
Sergei Bugayev
Russian
Cyrus Pahlavi
Russian
Jessicka
Acting Class Student
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Trivia
Naomi Watts and Scott Coffey shot additional footage to the original short version (Ellie Parker (2001)) over a process of five years. You can mainly tell which are new and old scenes due to Watts changing hair length.
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This is the feature film version of the 16 min. short Ellie Parker (2001), which was also directed by Scott Coffey and starred Naomi Watts in the leading role.
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When Ellie (Naomi Watts) walks through the hallway to Dennis' office she passes the movie poster of Mulholland Drive (2001), which features both Naomi Watts and Scott Coffey.
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Goofs
One shot at the zoo is played in reverse, made evident by the water running upwards before the camera pans to Ellie.
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Near the end of the movie as Ellie enters the hotel for an audition, the cameraman is reflected in the glass door.
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Ellie uses a folding step stool to climb into the garbage can, but when the car pulls up and she climbs out, it's gone.
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Quotes
Chris: I was thinking of Johnny Depp.
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Ellie Parker: I remember when the future was a promise; now it's like a threat.
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Ellie Parker: It is the hardest decision I've ever had to made. Apart from whether or not to have an abortion.
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Photos from cast
Brian McCardie Jennifer Syme