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Riddled with guilt over the loss of his rock star older brother, 16-year-old David Forrester becomes obsessed with death, leading his misguided parents to send him to Driftwood, an ... See full summary »

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Jonathan
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Dean Forrester
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Riddled with guilt over the loss of his rock star older brother, 16-year-old David Forrester becomes obsessed with death, leading his misguided parents to send him to Driftwood, an attitude-adjustment Camp for troubled youths run by the sadistic Captain Doug Kennedy and his brutal young henchman, Yates. Once there, David becomes haunted by the spirit of Jonathan, a former inmate who met a mysterious end, and a mystery whose resolution could very well be David's only way out. Written by George W. Buckman

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"Haunted by Death. Beaten by Life. No one escapes the Pain."


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Rated R for violence, language and sexual references | See all certifications »
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23 December 2010 (South Korea)  »

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Driftwood - O Reformatório  »

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The youth prison location was discovered by Tim when he watched an AFI Conservatory's cycle film entitled "Mateo", directed by Aaron King, which involved a Latino youth coming of age in a 'youth shelter' camp. See more »


Soundtracks

Set Me Free
Lyrics by Tad Jacobs
Music by Tad Jacobs and Bobby Alt
Performed by Split Window
Produced by Richard A. Podolor (as Richard Podolor)
Engineered and Mixed by Bill Cooper / American Recording Company
Executive Producers Tim Sullivan and Split Window Recordings
Courtesy of Altered State Music Productions
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Impressive!
8 February 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Not having known Tim's work beforehand, I was stunningly impressed with "Driftwood". Since I like both "Beth" and "Shout It Out Loud", I'm really looking forward to checking out his other work.

"Driftwood" resonated strongly with its message on peoples' reactions to "Columbine" --and it's a fantastic movie. I think that there really has not been a strong response from our communities on what the post-Columbine panic meant for people who were growing up without "mainstream" interests.

I am greatly interested in other works by Tim Sullivan after watching this film.


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