In an average American neighborhood, a family of four breaks all conformity making it difficult for their 18 year old son to fit in to society.

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Quinn
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Philip
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Bryce
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Diana
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Hope
Darcie Cormier ...
Wood Sprite #1
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Shaun Leblanc
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Crystal
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Charles
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Marilla
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Bowman
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Mr. Slack
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Jasmine
Nicole Maillet ...
Sky Pettigrew
Brandon Ellis ...
Clay
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In an average American neighborhood, a family of four breaks all conformity making it difficult for their 18 year old son to fit in to society.

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21 November 2008 (Canada)  »

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Highschoolgirls und Marijuana  »

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Most of the Marijuana Plants inside the house are fake. They came in large boxes, all completely disassembled. The crew did not have enough time to put them all together, so one of the crew members took the pieces to a retirement home where the seniors happily spent the time putting together the plants. See more »

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Bryce Dawson: Well, you look like big girls! Can't you read my sign?
[Referring to the one on the front door]
Sprite #1: 'Welcome.'
Bryce Dawson: Well, thanks! But we're not interested.
Sprite #1: But everyone else on the street is buying them! It's for a good cause.
Bryce Dawson: Oh, so you're selling conformity, along with toxic sugar treats. Well, did you know that Wood Sprites can trace back their insidious origins back to Lord Baden Powell, who was not only a neo-Fascist, but was also an infamous advocate of apartheid?
Sprite #1: [Befuddled] What?
Bryce Dawson: [...]
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Growing Op
14 March 2009 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

My friends and I went to see this movie today at a special viewing that had the director in the audience which was a great treat. The film itself was enjoyable, humorous, thoughtful and totally surprising. Two thumbs up - eh! Go Canada! and Go Michael Melski! What starts out as a rather typical coming of age story leads us through turns that are totally unfamiliar and unexpected. This film "buzzs" by and is a must see. I went to the film knowing only that it was filmed here in my home town and was completely thrilled. Thank you to Empire Theatres General Manager Steve Malloy for bringing this authentic tale to us. Michael Melski, we on the east coast look forward to your next tale and we will be back to show our support to another sold out audience!


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