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Dakota Skye (2008)

R  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  14 March 2008 (USA)
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For as long as she could remember, Dakota Skye has been cursed with a super power. She has the ability to see the truth in any lie she hears. From small, harmless white lies, to the more ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Scott F. Anderson ...
Casey (as Scott Anderson)
Matt Baker ...
History Teacher
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Laci Couts ...
Female Teacher (as Laci Buzzelli)
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Heather
Evan Cuthbert ...
Nerd
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Jacob
Lori Decker ...
Sarah
Zacry Fox ...
Dan
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Beth
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Lou Grande ...
Terry
Destiny Hyden ...
Denise
Brielle Montoya ...
Dakota - 10 / 12 yrs old
Kassidy Muller ...
Dakota - 6 years old
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For as long as she could remember, Dakota Skye has been cursed with a super power. She has the ability to see the truth in any lie she hears. From small, harmless white lies, to the more devious kind, they have come from the people that she should trust the most; her family, friends and teachers. These lies have snowballed, leading to her becoming bitter and apathetic towards the world around her. Now seventeen, Dakota just watches the world happen around her, unmotivated to join it. She has a boyfriend who plays in a semi-popular local rock band and her best friend from childhood, but finds little joy in her own life. One day, Jonah comes into town. It only takes a few days before Dakota notices something about him that sets him apart from the other people in her life. He doesn't lie. Through her friendship with Jonah, her eyes are opened to the world around her and she sees that there is something out there more than all the lies. There is a possibility of something different... ... Written by John Humber

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Rated R for language, some sexuality and drug use

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When Dakota walks into class and falls asleep at her desk, she is only wearing two black and pink bracelets. In the next scene when she is being picked up from school she is suddenly also wearing a few blue bracelets. See more »

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Dakota Skye: I choose to be alone. I choose to jump face first; to not just kick back and enjoy the ride. I choose neither my future nor my past, but my present, my now.
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If I Wanted To
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I love when a movie does this....
1 August 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I love when I see the trailer for a movie and expect so little from it and then get so much. It's the kind of movie that makes you glad you took the time out to see it but then at the same time wish you didn't so you can watch it for the first time again. Sentimental without being gushy-over-the-top-nonsense, well written and possibly even better acted. The dialog is crisp and funny but still natural and the actors pull it off with just the right amount of sarcasm when necessary and emotion when required. Its not going to win Oscars or end up on the AFI top 100, its not the best film ever shot, and it might not deserve a 10/10 compared to some of the classics, but it is a gem and if giving it a 10 in some tiny way makes other people watch it too then its a lie that even Dakota might approve of. Definitely one of my recommended movies to anyone I talk to.


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