Movie Narrative: Niagara, Niagara (1997)

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            Niagara, Niagara (1997) is rated R.  Furthermore, it is 1 hour and 33 minutes long.  This movie is categorized under the drama and romance genre.  The official release date is March 20th, 1998.  The release date is for the Country of the United States of America.  The director was Bob Gosse.  The writer was Matthew Weiss.  The officially recognized stars of Niagara, Niagara (1997); were Robin Tunney, Henry Thomas and Michael Parks.  The list of the 15 most important cast members is as follows: 
  • Robin Tunney (Marcy).
  • Henry Thomas (Seth).
  • Michael Parks (Walter).
  • Stephen Lang (Claude).
  • John MacKay (Seth’s Father).
  • Alan Pottinger (Sanitation Lot Cop).
  • Sol Frieder (Pawnbroker).
  • Candy Clark (Sally).
  • Andrew L. Phillips (Sally’s Policeman).
  • Jeffrey Howard (Liquor Store Clerk).
  • Shawn Hatosy (Lead High School Punk).
  • Adam Lauricella (High School Punk #2).
  • Jaime Lynn O’Hara (High School Girl).
  • John Ventimiglia (Doug).
  • Clea DuVall (Convenience Store Clerk).

            The synopsis follows.  Niagara, Niagara (1997) is a teenage love story, out of the U.S.A.  In the U.S.A.; Seth is a teenage boy, and, he walks and steals things from a local store.  Marcy is a teenage girl, and, she also walks and steals things from the same store.  Unexpectedly, Seth and Marcy crash into each other.  It appears as if, a perfect pair of human beings has met.  Seth is normal, dumb and poor.  Marcy is rich, and, she has Tourette Syndrome.  Furthermore, Marcy is also a heavy drinker of liquor.  The majority of the time, Marcy cannot control her Tourette’s symptoms.  Marcy’s Tourette’s symptoms, also include, episodes of aggressive explosive behavior.  Seth returns to walk and look around the store.  By coincidence, Marcy is there looking to buy, a Black Bobbie Head doll.  Marcy approaches Seth, and, the perfect pair of human beings meets; one more time.  Marcy asks Seth to go with her, and, they pass time together.  Seth expresses to Marcy that he wished that, she would have, a Black Bobbie Head doll.  Marcy tells Seth that, if they travel to Toronto Canada, they can buy on there.  Marcy asks Seth, if he wants to do the trip to Canada.  Seth agrees to go to Canada with Marcy, in order, to buy a Black Bobbie Head doll.  Before the road trip starts, Seth and Marcy stop at a liquor store.  They attempt to buy whiskey for the trip, however, they are not sold whiskey for the trip.  Fortunately, they are able to steal whiskey, in the process.  Outside the liquor store, Marcy has an episode of aggressive explosive behavior, and, she brutally beats a teenage boy.  At a hotel room, Marcy attempts to explain her behavior, and Tourette Syndrome, to Seth.  For some unknown reason, the trip to Canada also becomes a journey to buy Marcy medication without a doctor’s prescription.  They attempt several times to buy medication, without luck.  Finally, Seth and Marcy enter a pharmacy at night, in order, to steal medication.  The idea becomes a complete disaster, and, Seth is shot in the leg by the owner.  Seth and Marcy are able to find refuge with an old tow truck driver named, Walter.  However, Marcy is still obsessed with her idea to buy a Black Bobbie Head doll in Canada.  Ultimately, Seth and Marcy arrive in the Country of Canada, in order, to buy a Black Bobbie Head doll.  Director, Bob Gosse, does a very good job directing this movie.  The story feels very original.  Furthermore, one feels that Seth and Marcy are extremely dumb, but, one cannot stop watching.  The writer, Matthew Weiss, does an equally good job.  The interaction between Seth and Marcy is very well written and engaging.  The officially recognized stars contribute tremendously.  They would be missed, if they were not chosen.  Special recognition is merited to Robin Tunney for the Marcy character.  Overall, Niagara, Niagara (1997) earns the rating of 7 out of 10. 
            The movie narrative of, Niagara, Niagara (1997), is as follows.  There is dramatic footage of Niagara Falls.  Seth walks and steals products, at a local store.  Marcy walks and steals products, at the same store.  Unexpectedly, they crash into each other, and, they meet.  They talk, and, they get to know each other.  Marcy and Seth return to Seth’s car.  Marcy asks Seth to install, one of the things, which he stole.  Unexpectedly, Marcy exhibits Tourette Syndrome.  Seth drives Marcy to her job.  Seth leaves Marcy, at the Department of Sanitation.  Seth returns to his home.  Seth’s father has a short temper.  Furthermore, he hits and yells at Seth.  Seth hides in his bedroom, in order, to escape his father.  Seth travels to a store.  Seth walks around the store, and unexpectedly, Marcy is there.  Furthermore, Marcy approaches Seth.  Seth and Marcy pass time at the store, together.  Marcy expresses her wish to buy, a Black Bobbie Head doll.  Marcy asks Seth to go with her, because, she has a surprise for him.  During the drive, Marcy starts to exhibit Tourette Syndrome.  Seth and Marcy arrive, at the Department of Sanitation.  Furthermore, Marcy starts, or continues, to drink liquor.  Marcy gives Seth a parking pass, for the Department of Sanitation; as a gift.  Seth tells Marcy that, he wants her to have, a Black Bobbie Head doll.  Marcy tells Seth that, they have to travel to Toronto Canada, in order, to buy a Black Bobbie Head doll.  Seth and Marcy agree to travel, to Canada.  In the car, Marcy continues drinking.  They decide to stop at Marcy’s house, before they continue to Canada.  Apparently, Marcy is rich, and, she lives in a big house.  At Marcy’s house, they get the things they need for the trip to Canada.  Marcy’s bedroom is an old bus, which is parked, on the lawn.  Furthermore, it has a lot of liquor bottles, inside of it.  Seth and Marcy stop at a liquor store, in order, to buy more whisky.  Regrettably, they are not able, to legally buy liquor.  However, they were able, to steal liquor.  Outside of the store, Marcy and Seth are approached by a group of teenagers.  Marcy has a Tourette’s episode, and, she brutally beats one of the boys.  At a hotel room, Marcy attempts to explain her Tourette Syndrome, to Seth.  Furthermore, she calls the beating aggressive explosive behavior.  Marcy and Seth kiss, and, they have sexual intercourse.  Marcy and Seth leave the hotel room, and, they continue the trip to Canada.  On route, Marcy and Seth stop at a drug store.  Marcy starts drinking liquor, and, she attempts to buy medication for her Tourette Syndrome.  Unfortunately, the pharmacist doesn’t sell Marcy the medication.  Marcy and Seth pass time at a local bar.  At the bar, Marcy buys two bottles of liquor, in order, to continue drinking.  Marcy and Seth pass time together, at a hotel room.  Marcy and Seth continue on their trip to Canada.  Furthermore, they attempt to buy medication.  However and regrettably, they are not sold medication.  Marcy starts to exhibit Tourette Syndrome, and, she continues drinking.  They attempt to buy medication, however and regrettably, they are not sold medication.  One more time, they attempt to buy medication, however and regrettably, they are not sold medication.  Marcy starts to exhibit Tourette Syndrome, and, Seth becomes annoyed with her.  They find another pharmacy, and, they attempt to buy medication.  Unfortunately, they are not sold medication.  After being denied the sale, Marcy exhibits the aggressive explosive behavior of Tourette Syndrome.  The pharmacist points a gun at them, and, he orders them to leave.  Marcy is able to take away the gun.  Then, Marcy points the gun at the pharmacist.  Unexpectedly, Marcy breaks the bubble gum display machine.  Seth throws back the gun, and, they run away.  Marcy and Seth return at night, and, they successfully enter the pharmacy.  Marcy is able to find the medication that, she needs.  Unexpectedly, the owner or the pharmacist, appears at the store.  Furthermore, the owner shoots Seth with a shotgun.  There is a dramatic and successful escape.  Marcy drove, because, Seth was shot in the leg by the shotgun.  Marcy finds a place to stop, and, she attempts to treat Seth’s wounds.  The police arrive at the pharmacy, and, they start to look for Marcy and Seth.  Marcy drives, but, one tire is exploded.  Unexpectedly, Marcy loses control, and, they crash land in a field; upside down.  Furthermore, during the crash Marcy was exhibiting Tourette Syndrome.  Marcy and Seth are sitting next to the car, when, a tow truck appears.  The tow truck driver agrees to help, Marcy and Seth.  Furthermore, he tows the car back to his house and yard.  The tow truck driver treats Seth’s shotgun wounds, and, he patches him up.  The tow truck driver also agrees, to let Marcy and Seth stay there.  Marcy is tired, and, she passes a lot of time sleeping.  The tow truck driver decides to teach Seth, how to fish.  The tow truck driver is named, Walter.  Walter destroys Seth’s car, in order, to destroy evidence.  Marcy wakes up, and, she passes time talking to Seth.  Time passes, one day a police officer arrives looking, for Marcy and Seth.  Walter helps them, and, he sends the police away without information.  During the police visit; Marcy and Seth hid, and, they had sexual intercourse.  Seth is still sleeping off the sexual intercourse, when, Walter teaches Marcy the chickens.  Unexpectedly, Marcy starts to exhibit Tourette Syndrome.  The symptoms become the aggressive explosive behavior.  Marcy ends up, brutally beating up Walter.  Seth wakes up, and, he arrives at the end.  From this point forward; the series of events, take the viewer, to the end.  The trip to the Country of Canada, was Marcy’s obsession of buying, a Black Bobbie Head doll.  Ultimately, Seth and Marcy arrive in the Country of Canada, in order, to buy a Black Bobbie Head doll.  Finally; you have to watch, in order to know, how this movie ends.
            The movie narrative of the feature film, Niagara, Niagara (1997), ends with some Hollywood facts.  The countries of origin are the United States of America and Canada.  The official language is English.  There are other notable release dates.  The other notable release dates are:  Italy, August 30, 1997 (Venice Film Festival); Portugal, February, 1999 (Fantasporto Film Festival) and Iceland, July 19, 2000 (Video Premiere).  There are 6 filming locations, in total, for this particular movie.  The filming locations include:  the Country of Canada and the Country of the U.S.A.  There is limited box office data.  On its opening weekend, this movie made $40,224 USD.  This movie is closed in theaters, on April 10, 1998.  The gross profits, that are reported, are $168,462 dollars.  The production company is Shooting Gallery.  There are four distributors for this particular movie.  All of the distributors are; Lions Gate Films (U.S.A.), Artisan Entertainment (U.S.A.), Live Entertainment (U.S.A.) and Niagara, Niagara LLC.   
            To end and as always, RB28’s Movie Narratives, encourages you to continue reading the posted movie narratives.  The aforementioned blog strives to provide basic information, so that it, becomes inspiration.  Movies are a great pleasure to RB28’s Movie Narratives, and, the blog’s author hopes that they are for you as well.  For this week, and in conclusion, the feature film was Niagara, Niagara (1997).  RB28’s Movie Narratives looks forward to seeing you next week, when another movie will be highlighted.


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