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Dogtown ★★ 1997

Former beauty queen/cheerleader Dorothy Sternen feels trapped in her small town of Cuba, Missouri. Her longtime boyfriend Ezra Good is a bitter ex-athlete stuck in a dull job who sometimes gets violent. Then high school classmate Philip returns to town. Although he's a struggling actor, Philip is treated like a celebrity, and Dorothy starts giving him the eye. Tensions arise as they all realize how dissatisfied each of them are. 99m/C VHS, DVD . Mary Stuart Masterson, Trevor St. John, Jon Favreau, Rory Cochrane, Karen Black, Natasha Gregson Wagner, Maureen McCormick, Harold Russell, John Livingston, Shawnee Smith; D: George Hickenlooper; W: George Hickenlooper; C: Kramer Morgenthau; M: Steve Stevens.