The Guitar

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  • R
  • Genre(s): Drama Romance
  • Release year: 2008
  • Running time: 95 min
The story of one woman's spiritual, emotional and creative transformation. After being diagnosed with a terminal illness, fired from her thankless job and abandoned by her boyfriend, Melody "Mel" Wilder (Saffron Burrows) blows her savings and maxes... read more

The story of one woman's spiritual, emotional and creative transformation. After being diagnosed with a terminal illness, fired from her thankless job and abandoned by her boyfriend, Melody "Mel" Wilder (Saffron Burrows) blows her savings and maxes out her credit cards to pursue her dreams. The life affirming experiences she encounters on her voyage transform her irrevocably. Directed by Amy Redford and written by Amos Poe, inspired by a true story, this beautifully realized parable speaks volumes about living.

Original Release

11/07/2008

US Release

11/07/2008

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Cast

Saffron Burrows Melody / Melody Wilder
Janeane Garofalo Dr. Murray
Paz de la Huerta Cookie / Constance 'Cookie' Clemente
Isaach de Bankolé Roscoe Wasz
Adam Trese Mr. Laffs
Reg Rogers Brett
Elizabeth Marvel Ma Wilder
David Wain Phone Man
Bill Camp Pa Wilder
Richard Short Loser Musician
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Directors

Amy Redford

Writers

Amos Poe

Cast

Saffron Burrows Melody / Melody Wilder
Janeane Garofalo Dr. Murray
Paz de la Huerta Cookie / Constance 'Cookie' Clemente
Isaach de Bankolé Roscoe Wasz
Adam Trese Mr. Laffs
Reg Rogers Brett
Elizabeth Marvel Ma Wilder
David Wain Phone Man
Bill Camp Pa Wilder
Richard Short Loser Musician
Mia Kucan Young Mel
Owen McCarthy Self - Everyothers' Singer
Joel Cannon Self - Everyothers' Guitar Player
Ben Toro Self - Everyothers' Bass Player
John Melville Self - Everyothers' Drummer
Lawrence Ballard Another Doctor
Ashlie Atkinson Receptionist
Larry Block Mr. Faddis
Lori Tan Chinn Mrs. Tzu
Amitesh Manchanda Punjabi Cab Driver

Producers

Andy Emilio Executive Producer
Rose Ganguzza Executive Producer
Robert Kravitz Executive Producer
Robert Lewis Executive Producer
Damon Martin Executive Producer
Michael Roban Executive Producer
Heyward Collins Producer
Bob Jason Producer
Amos Poe Producer
Amy Redford Producer
Brad Zions Producer
Michael James Brody III Producer
Ged Dickersin Producer
Philippe Rebboah Producer

Editors

David Leonard

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