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Spin (2003)

PG-13  |   |  Drama, Family  |  24 October 2003 (USA)
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An orphaned boy is raised by a Latino family in the 1950s.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Max Madore ...
Young Eddie
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Ernesto
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Margaret
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Frank Haley
Marissa Baca ...
Young Francesca
Daniel O'Haco ...
Alberto Montoya (as Danny O'Haco)
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Eddie Haley
David Alexander Johnston ...
Principal (as David A. Johnston)
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Brad
Dave Adams ...
Coach Allen (as David Adams)
Michael Heistand ...
Chris
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Francesca
Heather Conforto ...
Julie (as Heather Rae)
Miguel Ortega ...
Manny
Donald Everett Axinn ...
Gas Station Attendant
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"Spin" tells the story of a boy who loses his parents in a plane crash, is taken in by his uncle (Tucci), who then leaves him for ten years in the care of his Hispanic ranch hand (Blades) and his wife (Delany). Once in high school, Eddie (Merriman) reconnects with a girl from his past (Garces), and their growing interracial relationship teaches the sometimes-sullen Eddie to think of others before himself. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG-13 for thematic elements and some violent images | See all certifications »
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Donald Everett Axinn:  author of the novel credited as 'Gas Station Attendant'. See more »

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The copyright listing at 1:46:27 in the film's end credits is "Copyright © MMIIII by Spin Productions, LLC" which corresponds in Arabic digits to 2004, that contradicts the US Copyright Office records showing Creation Date: 2003; and Registration Date: 2003-10-10. See more »

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'Coming-Of-Age' Film Deserves More Recognition
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This is one coming-of-age film I really liked and respected. Most of them are not "my cup of tea." However, this one features nothing but likable characters, including the teens. Yeah, they're not perfect; they have a few "moments," but mostly Ryan Merriman ("Eddie") and Paula Garces ("Francesca") are good kids.

The adults are even better, just wonderful people. Dana Dalaney ("Margaret") and Reuben Blades ("Ernesto") play a couple who adopts young "Eddie" who loses his parents in a small- plane accident. Stanley Tucci ("Frank") has a key role as a mentor of the boy, a guy who leaves Eddie when he's young but comes back and teaches the now-17-year-old how to fly.

Language-wise, there as almost zero profanity for the first hour, but there were cases of it in the last third of the movie. The photography is nice in here, too, especially for a film, I suspect, was low budgeted.

This little-known film should be better-known. It's a nice story. I really can't imagine anyone watching this film and not enjoying and respecting it.


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