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December -- Set in a New England prep school on the day after Pearl Harbor, five close friends must choose whether to stay in school or go to war. Their decisions shock themselves and each other as they must grow up faster than they ever imagined.
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Set in a New England prep school on the day after Pearl Harbor, five close friends must choose whether to stay in school or go to war. Their decisions shock themselves and each other as they must grow up faster than they ever imagined. | Add synopsis »
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Balthazar Getty ... Allister Gibbs

Jason London ... Russell Littlejohn

Brian Krause ... Tim Mitchell

Wil Wheaton ... Kipp Gibbs

Chris Young ... Stuart Brayton
Robert Miller ... Headmaster Thurston
Ann Hartfield ... Mrs. Langley
Soren Bailey ... Billy Wade

Directed by
Gabe Torres 
Writing credits
Gabe Torres (written by)

Produced by
Richard C. Berman .... producer
Melissa Cobb .... associate producer
Paul Colichman .... executive producer
Miles A. Copeland III .... executive producer
Donald Paul Pemrick .... producer
Toni Phillips .... associate producer
Steven Reich .... associate producer
Kevin Reidy .... line producer
Harold Welb .... executive producer
Original Music by
Deborah Holland 
Cinematography by
James Glennon 
Film Editing by
Carole Kravetz Aykanian  (as Carole Kravetz)
Rick Hinson 
Casting by
Donald Paul Pemrick 
Production Design by
Garreth Stover 
Art Direction by
Kenneth Hardy  (as Kenneth A. Hardy)
Set Decoration by
Margaret Goldsmith 
Costume Design by
Ronald Leamon 
Makeup Department
Renata Helfman .... assistant makeup artist
Angela Nogaro .... key hair stylist
Angela Nogaro .... key makeup artist
Ellen 'Holly' Weinberger .... assistant hair stylist
Production Management
John P. Melfi .... unit production manager
Graham Stumpf .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Toni Phillips .... second assistant director
Brad Richardson .... second second assistant director
J.B. Rogers .... first assistant director (as James B. Rogers)
Art Department
Philip Briggs .... art department assistant
Chris Forster .... construction coordinator
David Gallo .... scenic artist
Gordon Germaine .... scenic artist (as Gordon H. Germaine)
Steve Koch .... storyboard artist
Daniel Kuttner .... property master
Frank Lloyd .... construction coordinator
Gary B. Matteson .... leadman
Brana Rosenfeld .... assistant set decorator
Jeff Snyder .... key art department assistant (as Jeffrey Snyder)
Caroline Stover .... on-set dresser
Bill Wade .... art department assistant
Gregory M. Wilson .... painter
Chris L. Winslow .... scenic artist
Sound Department
Barbara J. Boguski .... adr supervisor
Armond Ghzanian .... sound apprentice
Dwayne S. Henkel .... boom operator (as Dwayne Henkel)
Larry Hoki .... sound recordist
Christopher Lewis .... sound editor (as Christopher J. Lewis)
Jeffrey Perkins .... sound re-recording mixer
Steve Rice .... dialogue editor
Ken Segal .... sound mixer
Steve F.B. Smith .... sound consultant: Dolby
Bruce Stambler .... sound re-recording mixer
Ann L. Thornberg .... sound assistant
Audrey Trent .... foley artist
Jerry Trent .... foley artist
David Lewis Yewdall .... supervising sound editor
Visual Effects by
Steve Koch .... miniatures
Gregg Smrz .... stunt coordinator: New York
Patrick J. Statham .... stunt coordinator (as Patrick Statham)
Camera and Electrical Department
John L. Allen .... grip: New York
Dan Auerbach .... second assistant camera
Anthony Lee Beverly .... best boy electric
Jack Cochran .... gaffer
William M. Gunther .... grip (as William Michael Gunther)
Mishka Harnden .... electrician
Audrey Jameson .... grip: New York
Juliet Lofaro .... location photographer
Echol Marshall .... first assistant camera (as Echol S. Marshall III)
Joe-Joe Presson .... best boy grip (as Joseph Presson)
Philip A. Reilly .... generator operator: New York (as Phil Reilly)
Howard Rosenberg .... special photographer
John Savka .... key grip (as John R. Savka)
Ross C. Whitaker .... grip
Ignacio Woolfolk .... electrician: New York (as Ignacio 'Nacho' Woolfolk)
Nina Zarnett .... electrician: New York
Casting Department
Deverin Karol .... casting assistant
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Henry Earl Lewis .... wardrobe supervisor
Editorial Department
Donald Milne .... apprentice editor (as Don Milne)
Vanick Moradian .... assistant editor
K.T. Morgan .... assistant editor
Kenneth Jamie Neese .... apprentice editor
Folmer Wiesinger .... assistant editor
Jim Williams .... color timer
Karen Wondra-Grisham .... post-production assistant
Music Department
Elliot Anders .... music coordinator
Paul Di Franco .... music supervisor
Michael Elliott .... music coordinator
Christopher Guardino .... conductor
K.T. Morgan .... assistant music editor
Barbara Pokras .... music editor
Other crew
Liz Chiz .... production coordinator
Patrick Gagliano .... production assistant: New York
Matt Haenlin .... stand-in
Matthew David Hensley .... production assistant (as Matthew Hensley)
Deverin Karol .... assistant to producer
Alletta Y.L. Kriak .... assistant: Mr. Copeland
Brad D. LaFave .... assistant: Gabe Torres
Kile Ozier .... location manager: New York
Tim Quist .... stand-in
Lilli Rouleau .... assistant: Mr. Colichman (as Lilli Fields Rouleau)
Hugo Scales .... assistant: Kevin Reldy
Patrick Shiffrar .... assistant: Mr. Reich
Regi Toscano .... assistant: Mr. Willenson
Luke Varga .... stand-in
Rachel Villa .... production controller
Mary Wright .... script supervisor (as Mary C. Wright)

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8 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
Got so much better towards the end, 3 April 2001
Author: White Dolphin

"December" started off pretty well, but the acting seemed to be too soapie and fake. But somehow the second half was just so much more beautiful. By the second half you're already in the movie and know the characters, but the acting just got so much better. The best acting came from Wil Wheaton, though still not his "Stand by Me" standards, which I doubt as an adult he will be able to accomplish. Jason London (not to be confused with his twin Jeremy- known from "Party of Five") also gave one of the best performances in the film. He was quiet and knew his character. But Brian Krause (you might know him as Leo from "Charmed") was just a tad on the soap side. I found it interesting how the movie progressed. At first only Tim wants to enlist, then others for their own reasons decide as well. And I was happy with the way it ended- not to sappy, not to expected. Kind of "happy ending" but you know that tragedy or loneliness can come to these people's lives. It was interesting to see how each boy debated whether to go, the conversations, the outcomes. It was all very real and believable.

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