Down the Shore

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  • R
  • 2013
  • 1 hr 33 min
  • 5.9  (1,439)
  • 54

Down the Shore is a 2011 drama film directed by Harold Guskin, which tells the story of three friends who spend their summer together in a beach town in New Jersey. The film features an ensemble cast including Famke Janssen, James Gandolfini, and John Magaro. Set in a small shore town called Wildwood, the movie follows the lives of three friends, Mary (Famke Janssen), Bailey (John Magaro), and Carlo (Steve Antonucci), who spend their afternoons working on the boardwalk and their evenings drinking and partying together. Mary is a tough and independent woman who works long hours at a diner, but finds solace in the company of her two friends. Carlo is an older man who has lived in the town his whole life and is struggling to keep his family's pizza restaurant afloat. Bailey, a young man who has just been released from prison, is trying to get his life back on track and start anew.

As the summer progresses, the trio grows closer and we see glimpses of their pasts and the secrets they carry. The arrival of Mary's ex-boyfriend, Red (James Gandolfini), further complicates matters as she must confront the wounds of their past relationship. As the four characters navigate their complicated relationships, they are forced to come to terms with their past and confront the secrets that have been holding them back.

Down the Shore is a compelling character study that explores themes of redemption, loyalty, and forgiveness. The film's setting, a small beach town, serves as a backdrop for the characters' struggles and allows for the exploration of the theme of identity. The film's cinematography is also noteworthy, capturing the scenic beauty of the coast while also highlighting the town's economic struggles and the characters' inner turmoil.

The performances in Down the Shore are exceptional. Famke Janssen's portrayal of Mary is raw and nuanced, while James Gandolfini's performance as Red is nothing short of brilliant. John Magaro's portrayal of Bailey is both vulnerable and captivating, showing the character's journey from a misguided youth to a mature adult.

Overall, Down the Shore is an emotionally engaging drama that will leave viewers captivated. The film's themes of redemption, loyalty, and forgiveness are explored through complex and multi-dimensional characters, making it an exceptional work of cinema that is sure to resonate with audiences.

Down the Shore is a 2013 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 33 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.9 and a MetaScore of 54.

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