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Choose Connor (2007)

 -  Drama  -  8 June 2007 (USA)
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Idealistic 15-year old Owen gets the chance of a lifetime to be the youth spokesman for U.S. Senate Candidate Lawrence Connor, only to be exploited in a fierce campaign of TV and radio ads,... See full summary »

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Cast

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Tony Blake (as Christopher Marquette)
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Owen Norris (as Alex Linz)
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Howard Neuman
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Lawrence Connor
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Daniel Norris
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Ellen Norris
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Caleb Connor
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Cary Evor
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Stacy
Jeremy Palmer ...
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Samantha-worked w / STEVEN WEBER
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Lara Connor
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Wacky Wayne / Eddie
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Richard Wallace
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Idealistic 15-year old Owen gets the chance of a lifetime to be the youth spokesman for U.S. Senate Candidate Lawrence Connor, only to be exploited in a fierce campaign of TV and radio ads, posters, interviews, and speaking engagements in the cut throat media-image-is-all world of American politics. Written by Bob Lee

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Choose Connor because our children are our future.

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$1,441 (USA) (10 October 2008)

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$5,309 (USA) (31 October 2008)
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Referenced in Getting That Girl (2011) See more »

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Waltz in A Minor, Opus 34, Number 2
Written by Frédéric Chopin (as Frederic Chopin)
Performed by Tommy Mars
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Intelligent, well-made American story by a gifted young filmmaker.
17 October 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Everything about "Choose Connor" was top=drawer, especially the script and the very proficient work done by the 21-year-old director, writer, producer Luke Eberl . . . a talented young man from whom to expect great things. All the acting was credible, the dialogue smart, the theme important. Loved it!!!

Saw it at the 2007 Woodstock Film Festival, where it was screened twice and went over tremendously with the audiences. It's more than just a coming of age movie -- this kid learns a hard, heartbreaking lesson about trust, politics and "the system" -- how things really work to suit the personal agendas of those in powerful positions.

I would recommend this movie to anyone with a working brain.


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