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The Private Public (2001)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  18 January 2001 (USA)
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Zeke Lareau and Auggie Jacobs are two college seniors who have never met. Both are only a semester away from graduation, or so they think. During a night out on the town, a bar scuffle ... See full summary »

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Laina Brookhart
David Burns ...
Zeke Lareau
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August 'Auggie' Jacobs (as Jason Rush)
Curt Smith ...
Professor Nick Powell
Kelly Lynch ...
Maddy Nielsen Kline (as Kelly C. Lynch)
Blair Stevens ...
Holly West (as Blair E. Stevens)
Ross Brockley ...
Professor Hass
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Himself
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Cameron Martin - Zeke's Roomate
Cory Brown ...
Nate Wilson - Zeke's Roomate
Brian Calek ...
Brian Camel - Auggie's Roomate
Robb Vallier ...
Brix - Auggie's Roomate (as Rob Vallier)
Utah Naganuma ...
Addia - Auggie's Roomate
Billi Fay ...
Karen
Fred Vallier ...
Dr. Jack Stugge
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Zeke Lareau and Auggie Jacobs are two college seniors who have never met. Both are only a semester away from graduation, or so they think. During a night out on the town, a bar scuffle breaks out and mistakenly lands them in the county jail. After spending the night in cells joined by a window, they discover that although their personalities are night and day in comparison, they both share personal desires for Auggie's extremely liberated ex-girlfriend, Laina, as well as a desire for the truth. Zeke and Auggie soon find themselves engulfed in local stardom after teaming up in film class for a locally broadcasted mini-documentary that reveals Laina's lesbian life style and Zeke and Auggie's unique interests in her. But that stardom soon places Zeke and Auggie in the greatest struggle of their lives when their second documentary, which exposes a nationally acclaimed professor as a sexual offender, is met by opposition from the university, as well as the local authorities. Facing ... Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for strong sexual content and language
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A respectable film with heart
1 June 2001 | by (Saratoga, CA) – See all my reviews

I was pleasantly surprised viewing The Private Public at it's debut performance. Altman, Calek and Holstein put together a film that showed that "lower budget" doesn't mean "lower quality". Commendable performances from Jason Cornwell (Rush), Glen Naessens and Curt Smith carried the film's sometimes low-energy storyline. Blair Stevens lit up the screen with some absolutely believable naughty-girl action. Other high-points were the film's tight soundtrack (original music) and a few choice scenes where the actors beefed up some predictable dialog with strong character (Traci Bingham). Low points included David Burn's flat performance and little bit of a slow start to the film. I'm looking forward to making sure fellow film buffs see this one when it's released - it deserves respect, and the cast and crew deserve a medal for getting the film out in record time with a ludicrous budget. Don't know what will happen with distribution, but I'd buy the video for my indie-film collection.


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