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After a series of Broadway flops, songwriter Bert Hanley (Dixon) goes to work at a musical camp for young performers. Inspired by the kids, he finds an opportunity to regain success by staging an altogether new production.

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Vlad Baumann
Joanna Chilcoat ...
Ellen Lucas
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Michael Flores
Steven Cutts ...
Shaun
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Spitzer
Kahiry Bess ...
Petie
Tiffany Taylor ...
Jenna Malloran
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Dee
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Jill Simmons
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Don Dixon ...
Bert
Robert Orosco ...
Emil
Stephen DiMenna ...
Glen
Omar Edwards ...
Alston
Camilla Millican Samuelson ...
Hillary
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Misfits in their lives back home, a group of young people live it up at musical-theater camp. While the sports counselor is completely ignored, the kids' spend all their time in rehearsal for a grueling schedule that involves a new show every two weeks. Several personal stories come to the fore. Is talented golden-boy Vlad honest in his feelings about Ellen? Can cross-dressing Michael have a relationship with his parents? Will one-hit-wonder musical playwrite and now camp counselor Bert Hanley remain mired in drink and cynicism? Fireworks are in store when Fritzi, who slavishly serves glamour girl Jill, is finally told to get a life, and the parents of Jenna, whose jaw has been wired shut in a compromise to avoid being sent to "fat camp", learn a valuable lesson at the summer's big end-of-season benefit. Written by Martin Lewison <dr@martinlewison.com>

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Rated PG-13 for mature thematic elements regarding teen sexual issues, and some language | See all certifications »

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5 September 2003 (UK)  »

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Opening Weekend:

£245,183 (UK) (5 September 2003)

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$1,628,154 (USA) (10 October 2003)
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Trivia

Many of the musicians for the film were in the band for the Broadway musical "Rent". See more »

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Buddy the sports instructor throws the basketball at Patrick and it hits Patrick's right shoulder, but Patrick grabs his left shoulder and says "Ow!". See more »

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[first lines]
[scene opens on Dee, Shaun and Company singing "How Shall I See You Through My Tears"]
[as singing continues, scene shifts to Vlad in his bedroom]
Vlad: To all the critics out there, I know they're gonna review this, and I know they're gonna try to knock me - is it OK if I say this to the camera, Amber? - Okay. I only am who I am 'cause I was born that way. I have a gift, and I'm trying not to be selfish about it, but to use it. Okay? If you're gonna knock me for that, that's your problem....
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Featured in The 2004 IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards (2004) See more »

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I'm Still Here
Written by Stephen Sondheim
Published by Herald Square Music, Inc. o/b/o Range Road Music, Inc., Quartet Music, Inc. Killing Music,
Inc. and Burthen Music Company, Inc. (ASCAP)
Performed by Brittany Pollack, Julie Kleiner and Caitlin Van Zandt
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An inside view of a fun movie
26 August 2003 | by (NY) – See all my reviews

Camp is based on a real camp in the Catskills, NY. I have worked there for the past few years and had the slightly strange experience of attending the national premiere with the whole of the camp in addition to Todd Graf and the cast who then came back to the camp to sit in on rehearsals for the evening. For this among other reasons, I found it quite difficult to view the film objectively. The whole film was shot on location at the camp, apart from a couple of shots which were shot nearby, and so the majority of film was spent with the kids cheering whenever a new location was shown, or for a number of the cast who had really attended the camp in the past few years. For the sake of the film you have to accept that this is a camp with no counsellors, dorms that opposite sexes can go into at will among other things. However the depiction of the characters were strong. As a theatre kid said to me this summer, `I come here because everyone else is just as weird as I am!' And that is kind-a the motto of the movie. I do wish they'd showed more of the sports counsellor (who again does exist at a theatre camp in the same way that most sports camps put on a play). I know they shot more footage and had to edit it out. The songs are overdubbed as a previous reviewer wrote, but it is the kids singing them, they were just recorded in a studio. All in all I enjoyed the film, and am interested in hearing other peoples opinions who are not involved with the camp the film is based on. Yes kids like these do exist, and yes they are the guys you will see on Broadway and in the movies in a few years.


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