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Growing Op (2008)

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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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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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Marilla
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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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Highschoolgirls und Marijuana  »

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Bryce Dawson: [Waving at the couple in the Hummer SUV, pretending to be friendly, murmurs:] Enjoy nine-to-five hell, suckers. Spew as much CO2 into the biosphere as you possibly can.
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28 November 2008 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I had the good fortune to see this film at the opening night ceremony for the Silver Wave Film Festival in Fredericton. It is, quite simply, the best independent feature film I have ever seen come out of New Brunswick. This feel-good movie about a teenager who has trouble fitting in, because of his radically anti-establishment marijuana-growing parents is funny and original. There is plenty in it to make you laugh and the female lead (Rachel Blanchard) is extremely attractive in a "girl-next-door" kind of way. When I first heard that the movie was about drugs, I was worried that it would be narrow, unimaginative and predictable; however this movie is anything but predictable. Thankfully, the acceptable acting quality and originality makes this movie much more than merely a film about drugs. It is about first-love, freedom, growing up, the nature of betrayal and high school politics. I recommend this film to independent film lovers all around the world and all Canadians.


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