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Paper Boys (2009)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Music  -  31 January 2009 (USA)
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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
Garrett Able ...
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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Solid Indie Film
5 February 2010 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

I had the pleasure of viewing this movie at the Atlanta, GA premiere at the Plaza Theatre (2009). First, how did they get that many characters in an indie film?! Very impressive! It had exactly what you wanna see in an independent film. The filmmakers used a big cast and a number of locations in combination with clear direction and cinematography. Often, an indie will seem like a thesis film or lack a message. However, Paper Boys hits its mark with no apologies. The movie deals with subject matter not often dealt w/ in big budget movies. That is to say, it deals with reality. The plot is harsh and unforgiving at times, but the viewer is rewarded with heartfelt performances, in particular by Chris Whitley and Justin Riddick. If you want to watch a movie and not feel as though you have "been there and done that", then see this movie.


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