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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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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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Sleep Tonight
Written by A.J. Trauth
Performed by Mavin
Published by Om Mani Padme Hum (BMI)
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Shattered Idealism leads to Razor Sharp Shards of Wisdom
16 October 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

In this election year, where so much idealism is attached to one of the candidates, it is poignant to watch a film that warns us not to make an idol out of anyone running for public office.

Luke Eberl is the writer and director of "Choose Connor". There are significant parts of the film that reveal that he is a 'genius' when it comes to telling stories via the cinema.

Go see this movie before the election and then ponder why and for whom you will cast your vote.

Let you eyes be opened like those of the young protagonist.

A mix of "Citizen Kane", "Advise and Consent" and "Paths of Glory" by a young director as talented as those who made the films listed above.


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