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    Unique ID Code: 0000067609
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    Added on: 9/1/2005 17:29
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    You Can Count On Me (US)

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    "One of the best American films of 2000!" Richard Schickel, Time Magazine
    Certificate: R
    Running Time: 110 mins
    Retail Price: $14.98
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    Laura Linney, in her Oscar®-nominated role, and Mark Ruffalo star as grown-up siblings who couldn`t be more different. While conservative Sammy (Linney) stayed in her quiet hometown, rebellious Terry (Ruffalo) was on the road, drifting in and out of trouble. When Terry suddenly comes to visit, his presence has a profound influence on Sammy`s world. As Terry forms a special friendship with Sammy`s precocious eight-year-old son, Rudy (Rory Culkin), Sammy rediscovers her passion for life, entertaining a marriage proposal from her boyfriend (Jon Tenney) while having a fling with her boss (Matthew Broderick). But when Terry`s behavior becomes disruptive, Sammy must finally confront the choices of the past and make new ones to renew her family`s future.

    Special Features:
    Theatrical Trailer
    Exclusive Cast & Crew Interviews
    Commentary by Director Kenneth Lonergan

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English
    Dolby Digital Surround 2.0 English

    Subtitle Tracks:
    CC: English

    Directed By:
    Kenneth Lonergan

    Written By:

    Jon Tenney
    Rory Culkin
    Matthew Broderick
    Mark Ruffalo
    Laura Linney

    Paramount Pictures

    Your Opinions and Comments

    7 / 10
    This little gem of a movie won Laura Linney an Academy award nomination for best actress a couple of years ago. Was it justified? Well, you decide.
    The movie tells the story of a brother and sister who get together after not seeing eachother for quite a while. Life`s hard and the two siblings simply try to be there for eachother.
    The video transfer is ok. There are no compression signs to be seen but an occasional scratch can be spotted here and there.
    The DD 5.1 soundtrack is good. The surrounds are used occasionally, which is acceptable for this kind of a movie.
    The menus are animated with sound.
    The extras include a commentary by the director and a behind the scenes featurette.
    Bottom line - a nice little movie with a personal touch and some fine pieces of acting.
    posted by Zvi Josef on 22/1/2005 11:12