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A Slipping-Down Life (1999)

R
109 min | Drama, Music, Romance

A young woman becomes obsessed with a small-time North Carolina rock singer.
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Director
Writers
Anne Tyler (based on the novel by) | Toni Kalem (written for the screen by)
Composer
Peter Himmelman (original score)
Cinematographer
Michael F. Barrow (as Michael Barrow)
Casting Director
Production Designer
Russell J. Smith (as Russ Smith)
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$ 9,066
Gross (USA)
$ 95,436
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Release date
Jan 22, 1999 (United States)

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Lili Taylor
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Guy Pearce
Drumstrings Casey Drumstrings Casey   See fewer
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Irma P. Hall
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Tom Bower
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Bruno Kirby
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Veronica Cartwright
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Shawnee Smith
Faye-Jean Lindsay Faye-Jean Lindsay   See fewer
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Sara Rue
Violet Violet   See fewer
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John Hawkes
David Elliot David Elliot   See fewer
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Marshall Bell
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Jo Ann Farabee
Woman at Salon Woman at Salon   See fewer
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Harv Morgan
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Jason Russel Waller
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Lew Temple
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Jason Kavalewitz
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Jeff McMillioan
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Brian Stack
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Kevin Stack
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Billy Harvey
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Mike Hynes
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Michael Ramos
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Eric Tatuaka
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Jamie Dickerson
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James N. Harrell
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Keith McDermott
Paul Ogle Paul Ogle   See fewer
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Topher Glenn
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Gary Ragland
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Rock Musician (uncredited) Rock Musician (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.2 / 10 | 974 votes