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Music director  Dr. John, David Johansen
Writer  Rudy Wurlitzer
Language  English
6.2/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama
Country  Switzerland Canada France
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Director  Robert Frank Rudy Wurlitzer
Release date  February 20, 1988
Directors  Robert Frank, Rudolph Wurlitzer
Genres  Drama, Road movie, Indie film, Comedy-drama, Musical Drama
Cast  Kevin J. O'Connor (Julius), Bulle Ogier (Cornelia), Harris Yulin (Elmore Silk), Tom Waits (Al Silk)
Similar movies  Yaaba (1989), Child Under a Leaf (1974), Horsey (1997), Bulle Ogier appears in Candy Mountain and The Salamander, Martyrs (2008)

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Candy Mountain is a 1988 drama film directed by Robert Frank and Rudy Wurlitzer. It was shot in New York City and Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.


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Julius (O'Connor) is a struggling musician who sets off to find Elmore Silk (Yulin) in order to strike a deal with him and become famous. Along his search, he meets various people who have encountered Elmore, and can give him valuable insight into what kind of man Elmore is. Once he meets Elmore, he finally realizes that financial gain is nothing compared to the development of one's artistic ability.


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  • Kevin J. O'Connor as Julius
  • Harris Yulin as Elmore Silk
  • Tom Waits as Al Silk
  • Bulle Ogier as Cornelia
  • Roberts Blossom as Archie
  • Leon Redbone as Leon
  • Dr. John
  • Rita MacNeil as Winnie
  • Joe Strummer as Mario
  • Laurie Metcalf as Alice
  • Jayne Eastwood as Lucille
  • Kazuko as Koko Yamamoto
  • Eric Mitchell as Gunther
  • Mary Joy as Couple
  • Robert Joy as Couple
  • Arto Lindsay as Alston
  • Mary Margaret O'Hara as Darlene
  • David Johansen as Keith Burns
  • Tony 'Machine' Krasinski as Musician
  • Susan Kirschner as Suzie
  • Dee De Antonio as Lou Sultan
  • Jose Soto as Musician's Son
  • Bob Maroff as Gas-station Attendant
  • Rockets Redglare as Van Driver
  • Nancy Fish as Maid
  • Dan Archie Cummings as Gas-station Owner
  • Liz Porrazzo as Lola
  • Roy MacEachern as Customs Officer
  • Wayne Robson as Buddy Burke
  • Eric House as Doctor
  • Reviews

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    The film generally received positive reviews from critics. Caryn James of The New York Times wrote, "...seems to be a small, quirky film, but it easily assumes the weight, ambition and success that many larger films aim for and miss." As of November 2009, film review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes had issued a 100% rating based on reviews from 8 critics.


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    San Sebastián International Film Festival

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  • 1987: Won, "Silver Seashell Award"

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