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The Forger (2012)

PG-13  |   |  Drama  |  3 July 2012 (USA)
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A teenager wanders into Carmel, California, where he is soon introduced to the art-forgery community.

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Joshua, a teenager with a drugged-out mother on the run, wanders into the affluent community of Carmel, California. After getting himself into trouble, the authorities try to track down his mother. But in the meantime, a successful artist/businessman offers to take in Joshua and let him have a chance at a good life. His motives are questionable considering his line of business and how he plans to use Joshua's artistic talents, but Joshua has met a girl and he's not sure if the money is worth selling off his morals. Written by napierslogs

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Love by design, Friendship by paint, Death by brush

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Rated PG-13 for thematic elements and some fighting | See all certifications »

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When Everly Campbell and Bernie are in the basement talking about Joshua doing the forged painting a crew member wearing a headset is reflected in the glass cabinet behind the two men. See more »

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Anne-Marie: When it comes to girls, you make your own invitations.
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Walking On A Dream
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No Faking Here
23 February 2014 | by (Virginia, United States) – See all my reviews

Without exaggerating, this could quite possibly be the best movie I have ever seen. Joshua, a 16 year old boy abandoned by his mother and left homeless, must struggle to survive. His talent for art is his saving grace. Without going overboard into "wholesome" territory, The Forger tackles some heavy themes such as integrity and how to treat women. This is one of those films that can be enjoyed by adults, yet could also be shown to a youth group. It's that good. And yes, Josh Hutcherson is amazing. He shows off his acting chops in his portrayal of a confused teenage boy. Oh, and one funny thing...I watched this whole movie without realizing Lauren Bacall was in it (head smack)! I should have known by her voice. Definitely put The Forger as #1 in your Netflix queue.


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