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Eban and Charley (2000)

Due to the death of his mother, 15 yr old Charley must live with his unloving bully father. Out of loneliness, Charley strikes up an illicit romance with 29 yr old Eban. When their families... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Brent Fellows ...
Eban
Gio Black Peter ...
Charley (as Giovanni Andrade)
Ellie Nicholson ...
Sunshine
Drew Zeller ...
Kevin
Pam Munter ...
Eban's Mother
Ron Upton ...
Eban's Father
Nolan Chard ...
Charley's Father (as Nolan V. Chard)
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Deanna Alexich ...
Girlfriend
Kali ...
Coffee Girl
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Cab Driver
Jennifer Utley ...
Record Store Clerk
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Due to the death of his mother, 15 yr old Charley must live with his unloving bully father. Out of loneliness, Charley strikes up an illicit romance with 29 yr old Eban. When their families find out, they must make a life altering decision. Written by Anonymous

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Should age really matter if you love someone?

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12 June 2000 (USA)  »

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$30,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$4,094 (USA) (14 December 2001)

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$26,114 (USA) (25 January 2002)
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The film promotes thought
3 February 2002 | by (Flushing, New York) – See all my reviews

The filmmaker's indication that Eban's behavior is part of a pattern are proposing that it is compulsive and unhealthy. Charley is portrayed as emotionally needy because of the tragic circumstances in his life. Society's strong condemnation of their relationship is presented by the boy's fathers. However, one cannot walk away from this sensitive film without compassion for Eban and Charley, perhaps even a wish that society would leave them alone if their relationship satisfies their needs. A sub-plot involving straight teenagers suggests that the film is meant to consider the feelings of human beings rather than to react automatically. The film promotes thought.


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