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A ragtag bunch of teenage door to door salesmen wreak havoc and spread the news of their coming of age in this summer before they begin their college lives. It centers around Sean, a ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Louis Lavdas ...
Sean
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Ray
David Hall ...
Steve
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Joe (as Justin Riddick)
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Leah in Rehab
Nathan Bach ...
Chi
Elias Kelley ...
Leon
Jason Von Stein ...
Alby
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Eli
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Janine
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Fawn
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Buzz
Daniel Van Hiel ...
Jebb
Jake Jacobson ...
Greg
Maxwell Bach ...
Sean 11 (as Max Bach)
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A ragtag bunch of teenage door to door salesmen wreak havoc and spread the news of their coming of age in this summer before they begin their college lives. It centers around Sean, a sexually confused and drug afflicted teen who just can't seem to shake off his dysfunctional family history. Paper Boys is an adventure into the psychology of sales as a metaphor for life as these young "Glengarry Glen Ross" wannabes terrorize a suburban neighborhood near everyone! Written by Bryan E. Hall

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When selling door-to-door is mostly a metaphor

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Ray: [shaking his head] If you're silent people are persuaded by your youthful beauty and innocence. You guys get away with ignorance that I would would be shot for!
[regarding sales]
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Exactly what one wants from indie films!
14 April 2010 | by (Christmas Island) – See all my reviews

Paper Boys is in my view a sort of "Last Picture Show"...with many of the very best elements of that classic. It is quite it's own picture though, with both the curses and blessings of limitations regarding indie films in general. Production value is very good and some of the acting is of very high quality. The screenplay itself is excellent and well above par for films of this nature. The music is a real standout. The score is lush at times, and minimalist at others. I would venture to say this certainly is not your "epic" film, but it is however exactly the kind of film one seeks from independent film makers. A well done personal statement, a room with a view. I highly recommend the film for it's originality and dark humor. Kudos to all involved in this project!


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