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Damion Dietz (writer)
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Abandoned by his father and raised by a single mother, Nate Merritt joins the Marines to support his soon-to-be fiancée... See more » | Add synopsis »
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A Search for Meaning and Friendship In A Crazy World See more (14 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Paul Preiss ... Nate Merritt

Amy Lindsay ... Trish Huddle

Candy Clark ... Deb Merritt

Hoyt Richards ... Gene

Robert S. Martin III ... Recruiter (as Bobby Trey)

Bart Fletcher ... Andy Forte
Chris Carlisle ... Chris
Tanner Max Eflinger ... Party Guest #1
Bobby Zelsdorf ... Party Guest #2
John Koons ... Party Guest #3

Grant Harvey ... Bapps
Matthew Herrmann ... Boy at Bar #2

Willam Belli ... Alan

Jason Sechrest ... Alan's Friend
Josh Payne ... Pool Boy #1
Daniel Wilcox ... Pool Boy #2

Justin Mortelliti ... The Marine

Barry Ratcliffe ... Uncle Sam (as Barry J. Ratcliffe)
Stephan D. Gill ... Justin
Marcus Morales ... Travis

Diane Davisson ... Louise Forte
Merideth McClean ... Receptionist

Keythe Farley ... Mark Dessau

Directed by
Damion Dietz 
 
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(in alphabetical order)
Damion Dietz  writer

Produced by
Damion Dietz .... producer
Stephanie Kirchen .... producer
Raymond Murray .... executive producer
Rich Wolff .... executive producer (as Richard Wolff)
 
Original Music by
Jeffery Alan Jones 
 
Cinematography by
Terence Pratt 
 
Film Editing by
Denise Howard 
 
Costume Design by
Cynthia Salazar 
 
Makeup Department
Branwyne .... key makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Mario Passera .... first assistant director
 
Sound Department
Jeffery Alan Jones .... sound designer
Jeffery Alan Jones .... sound re-recording mixer
Jeffery Alan Jones .... supervising sound editor
Andrew Tracy .... foley artist
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Paul Wittenberger .... electrician
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Branwyne .... wardrobe
 
Music Department
Justin Mortelliti .... singer/songwriter: title song
 
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Kristy Benjamin .... production assistant
Morganne K. Fleschere .... script supervisor
 

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USA:90 min
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Australia:R (2009) | France:-12 (DVD)

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Nate:I'm not sure if I should.
Andy:There is no should or suppose to, it's about what's Nate wanna do.
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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
A Search for Meaning and Friendship In A Crazy World, 27 February 2013
Author: museumofdave from Corning, California

Because of the DVD cover picture and some reviews I had read, there was an expectation that this little indie would be just another Gay Consciousness Raising Film, that is, another predictable tale where boy meets boy and both fight and then realize they have good sex together and will love each other for eternity no matter what happens. I'm glad to say I was wrong; this film offers a more complex view of human behavior, dealing with individuals who learn about one another by listening, by caring, by questioning, and ultimately, by growing in positive ways from their being tossed together purely by chance. I would recommend sticking with this film past the first ten or fifteen minutes, and you may get wrapped up in director Damion Dietz's exploration of friendship, family, and a search for some kind of meaning in a haphazard world. Its a film with heart about people who need a helping hand and as such does it's job very well.

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