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Leaving Barstow (2008)

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Growing up in Barstow, CA, high school senior Andrew hopes for a bigger world -- but his devotion to his mother, Sandra, and his awakening attraction to newcomer Jenny, combine to keep him ... See full summary »

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Growing up in Barstow, CA, high school senior Andrew hopes for a bigger world -- but his devotion to his mother, Sandra, and his awakening attraction to newcomer Jenny, combine to keep him tied to home. Andrew's loyalties become confused and his prior ambitions begin to fade as he realizes he must make the most difficult of all decisions -- choosing between himself and the people he loves. Written by mps

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Amazing film!
1 July 2009 | by (Land of the Lost) – See all my reviews

I came across this movie online so I gave it a shot. And I'm glad I did. I saw it and I was astounded! I couldn't tear myself away from the screen. I was greatly intrigued by the main character. The simpleness of how they present the scene was very enticing for me.

What a brilliant, brilliant film. I love the tone of it. The flow of the story. The characters. And the cinematography! Brilliant people behind the the movie.

The plot is very simple yet profound. It's very relatable. Once or twice in our lives, we were Andrew.

No wonder it came out as a winner on film festivals. Loved the whole movie!


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