A young couple confronts a painful future by looking to the past.

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A young couple confronts a painful future by looking to the past.

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Won "Best Fiction Short Film" Award at the 2005 Action/Cut Short Film Competition. See more »

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Edited into Indie Film Cafe (2004) See more »

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The Youth In Us is a pitch-perfect gem.
1 February 2005 | by (Seattle) – See all my reviews

The Youth In Us is a pitch-perfect gem. I saw this stunning short at this year's 2005 Sundance Festival. The story took me on a profoundly transforming journey. The directing by Joshua Leonard, the acting of Kelli Garner and Lukas Haas, the art direction, the cinematography, the score -- every element was true to the bone. One can only hope that this exquisite and excruciating film is prelude to more great work from this gifted director.

Just as a short film is shown before a feature at Sundance, commercial movie theatres used a similar format in times past. It would be wonderful if miniature masterpieces like The Youth In Us could reach a wider audience this way.


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