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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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Casey (as Scott Anderson)
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History Teacher
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Female Teacher (as Laci Buzzelli)
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Heather
Evan Cuthbert ...
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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: Every superhero has a nemesis. Someone that negates her powers and brings her down amongst the mortals. Someone that makes her no more than human. Sometimes I think I made him up. Like I reached out through the ether, through the haze, and tapped him on the shoulder and said, "Hey, please, come wake me up." Every super hero has a nemesis. Mine is a cute stoner boy named Jonah.
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Dakota Skye is a gem!
15 March 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

We just saw the "world premiere" of this brilliant independent film at the San Luis Obispo Film Festival. This low-budget little masterpiece was shot in just 16 days (a miracle in itself). Creative concept, touching and original script and compelling performances make this the "Juno" of 2008. It is funny and thoughtful and moving without being predictable or sentimental.

It deserves broad distribution so the world can share this realistic look at the value of truth in a world full of half-truths and lies.

Bravo to the young film makers who really got it right.

P.S. Josh Brolin was there to introduce his short feature "X". He stayed for "Dakota Skye" and was very enthusiastic about the film.


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