Taylor Brandon Burns, a conflicted twelve-year-old TV star from the U.S., runs away from the set - and his problems - while shooting a big-budget film in Canada. His reluctant limo-driver, ... See full summary »
Taylor Brandon Burns, a conflicted twelve-year-old TV star from the U.S., runs away from the set - and his problems - while shooting a big-budget film in Canada. His reluctant limo-driver, Rick Schiller, a down-on-his-luck indie filmmaker, is enlisted to find Taylor before the childstar destroys himself. Written by
The movie's producer, Niv Fichman, can be seen sitting in the audience towards the end of the movie, right after Taylor says to Rick, "Your introduction is longer than your film." He is sitting on the left. See more »
When Fresno and his band are rehearsing, we hear a vibraphone in the background. Assuming the keyboard player is using a synthesizer, playing that sound (which is unlikely since the keyboard looks more like a Fender Rhodes electric piano, which produces quite a different sound), his hand and finger movements don't match the vibraphone notes that we hear. See more »
[Natalie and Taylor have snuck onto the White House set to have sex]
Taylor Brandon Burns:
So where do you want to do it? The Oval Office, The Greenroom, the Lincoln Bedroom ?
It's your fantasy; I'm Canadian.
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The audio from the film (called "The First Son") that they are making within this movie plays over the end credits. See more »
Ignorance Is Beautiful (Help Me)
Performed by Kyprios
Written by Kyprios / Saukrates (as K.A. Wailoo) / Ro Dolla
Published Spit Shine Music (SOCAN) / Warner Chappell Music Canada Ltd. (SOCAN) / Lounge Music Publishing (ASCAP) / Rodesiak Productions (SOCAN). All rights on behalf of itself and Lounge Music Publishing administered by Warner Chappell Music Canada Ltd.
Mixed by Jeff "Diesel"
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment (Canada) Inc. See more »
I saw this movie Sunday morning (and i am not a morning person) at the Toronto film festival, and I must say, it was not what I expected. First of all, it was funnier than the premise would lead you to believe. Secondly, it was actually artfully done. And thirdly, it was very different from the average slow Canadian film. Did I like the film? Yes, very much. It was more of Don McKellar's strange brand of humor, like the kind he used on Twitch City (his TV show) but faster, and maybe a little more biting. In fact, the movie was so fast and multi-layered that I'd like to see it again, soon. Overall I think this was a really entertaining film, and I would highly recommend it -- especially to those who want proof that Canadian movies can be funny, and fast, and exciting, and still smart.
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