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The Shipping News

Based on the book by Annie Proulx. A man returns with his daughter to his ancestral home of Newfoundland for a new beginning. He obtains work as a reporter, and is asked to document the shipping news, arrivals and departures from the local port.

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Released: Dec 18th, 2001
Budget: N/A
Revenue: N/A

The Shipping News Main Cast

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Kevin Spacey
Kevin Spacey
plays Quoyle
Julianne Moore
Julianne Moore
plays Wavey Prowse
Judi Dench
Judi Dench
plays Agnis Hamm
Cate Blanchett
Cate Blanchett
plays Petal
Pete Postlethwaite
Pete Postlethwaite
plays Tert Card
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Movie Trivia/Goofs

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  • Composer Jerry Goldsmith was attached to the project in the early stages of its development.
  • Movie Goof (continuity error): The headless body apparently disappears from the water in the short time it takes Quoyle to swim to the cooler.
  • Movie Goof (anachronisms): When Quoyle first picks up Petal at the gas station in the early '90s, there is a much later model car in the parking lot behind Quoyle's car.
  • Movie Goof (continuity error): When Quoyle and Wavey are eating their boxed seal flipper pies, the grease stains on the boxes change from shot to shot.
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