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The Elder Son (2006)

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A story of a Russian clarinetist living in Los Angeles, whose life changes when a young local car thief passes himself off as his long-lost son.

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Max
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Nikita
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Susan
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Greg
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Leonard
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Uncle Fedya
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Tanya
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Kenny (as Joel Moore)
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Mr. Kleeman
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Mom's Boyfriend (as Michael Edward Rose)
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Fedya's Wife
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THE OPTIMIST is the story of Max, a Russian clarinetist living in Los Angeles, whose life changes when Bo, looking for a hideout after a botched car heist, passes himself off as Max's long-lost son. Complications ensue when Bo falls in love with his newfound "sister" Lolita. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for some language and drug use | See all certifications »
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30 March 2009 (South Korea)  »

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