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Dakota Skye -- Dakota Skye (Eileen Boylan) has a super power.  She is cursed with the ability to see the truth in any lie she hears.
Dakota Skye -- Trailer for this coming of age story about a young woman on a road trip after graduating high school

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Director:
Writer:
Chad J. Shonk (written by)
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Plot:
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... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
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(5 articles)
2010 Holiday Movie Guide - Online and VOD
 (From IFC. 21 October 2010, 3:09 PM, PDT)

DVD Playhouse--August 2009
 (From The Hollywood Interview. 10 August 2009, 2:25 AM, PDT)

[DVD Review] Dakota Skye
 (From JustPressPlay. 20 July 2009, 6:37 AM, PDT)

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The above posts aren't lying this IS a really good indie See more (20 total) »

Cast

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Scott F. Anderson ... Casey (as Scott Anderson)
Matt Baker ... History Teacher

Eileen April Boylan ... Dakota Skye
Laci Couts ... Female Teacher (as Laci Buzzelli)

Calico Cooper ... Heather
Evan Cuthbert ... Nerd

Bay Dariz ... Jacob
Lori Decker ... Sarah
Zacry Fox ... Dan

Dominique Generaux ... Beth

J.B. Ghuman Jr. ... Kevin Miles
Lou Grande ... Terry
Destiny Hyden ... Denise
Brielle Montoya ... Dakota - 10 / 12 yrs old
Kassidy Muller ... Dakota - 6 years old

Ian Nelson ... Jonah Moreno
Shaun O'Banion ... Dakota's Dad
Rebecca Sowell ... Amy
Santina Theil ... Goth Girl
Carbon Therrien ... Chris
Cole Wittstruck ... Mark
Carol Woodburn ... Dakota's Mom
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Deanna Moore ... Punk Girl at Concert (uncredited)
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Directed by
John Humber 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Chad J. Shonk  written by

Produced by
John Humber .... producer
Shaun O'Banion .... producer
 
Original Music by
Seth Podowitz 
 
Cinematography by
Brett Juskalian 
 
Film Editing by
Jeff Castelluccio 
 
Art Direction by
Carl Hawke 
 
Makeup Department
Samantha Bernstein .... makeup artist
Valerie Gregorio .... key makeup artist
 
Production Management
Doug Fox .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Charles Canzoneri .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Onnalee Blank .... sound designer
Onnalee Blank .... supervising sound editor
David M. Cowan .... dialogue editor (as David Cowan)
Kate Jesse .... boom operator
Aaron Levy .... sound re-recording mixer
Lisa Pinero .... sound mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Katie Hoy .... still photographer
Lee Lusby .... assistant camera
Lee Lusby .... still photographer
Don McKim .... best boy grip
Landon Ruddel .... key grip
Erik Tank .... grip
Jarrod Wilson .... gaffer
 
Casting Department
Patrice Farner .... casting: Phoenix
Lorin Semone Leifer .... casting: L.A. (as Semone Leifer)
 
Editorial Department
Leandro Marini .... colorist
Andrew J. Wahlquist .... assistant colorist
 
Transportation Department
Melissa Gregorio .... transportation
Mike Gregorio .... transportation
 
Other crew
Carlos Chavez .... production assistant
Elizabeth Da Silva .... script supervisor (as Elizabeth DeSilva)
Jared Kuvent .... production assistant
 
Thanks
Ben Affleck .... special thanks
Peter Berg .... special thanks
James Fino .... special thanks
Jamie Foxx .... special thanks
Jennifer Garner .... special thanks
Beyoncé Knowles .... special thanks
Jeff Okabayashi .... special thanks (as Jeff Okobayashi)
Harold Ramis .... special thanks
Joe Russo .... special thanks
 

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Additional Details

MPAA:
Rated R for language, some sexuality and drug use
Runtime:
USA:89 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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Goofs:
Continuity: 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 »
Quotes:
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.See more »
Soundtrack:
If I Wanted ToSee more »

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7 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
The above posts aren't lying this IS a really good indie, 19 July 2009
Author: randall from United States

Why can't more indies be this good. All you need is a great script, good actors, and a director to catch the right mood. This movie has all three. Also Dakota Skye was not overly moody, condescending, or wrecked by some aspiring director trying to make the perfect movie and ending up over doing everything in it. I really liked both of the leads and the chemistry they had was great. Also kudos to the writer for effectively using the truth plot device it could have easily gone haywire but it had just the right tone with the cynical but extremely likable young girl. Who wouldn't be cynical knowing the truth all of the time. I got the movie out of a redbox so it has come to DVD so I say this is not just a good indie but a good romance as well.

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