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Lifted (2010)

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13 years old Henry Matthews struggles with life after his reservist father is deployed to Afghanistan. With the help of a local pastor, the boy decides to take part in a local singing contest.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Lisa Matthews
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William Matthews
Thad Mickler ...
Jeb
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Pastor Johnson
Howard Green ...
Carl
Barbara Kincaid-Hill ...
Mrs. Declaire
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Travis
Jonathan Fuller ...
Clayton
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Mr. Shelton
Maggie Ballard ...
Laurie
Peggy Vanek-Titus ...
Jody
Cory Gluck ...
Toby
Jerry Douglass Sims ...
Judge #1
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Tiffany Rose Walton
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Henry Matthews is an exceptionally talented young R&B singer whose happy family life is disrupted when his father, a marine, is re-deployed to Afghanistan. Despite all the obstacles including losing the family home and being forced to move in with his grandfather who hates his music, Henry is inspired to enter a teen singing competition in the hopes of winning and escaping a world that is falling apart. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG-13 for drug content, thematic elements, language and some violence

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Released straight to DVD in 2011. See more »

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I'm Thinking of You
Written by Kristen Barkuloo
Performed by Kristen Barkuloo
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Wow two thumbs up
15 January 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Obviously lacking a significant budget, but wholly cow. This film hit home, as my wife and I are both from Army families. It is centered on a redeployed Marine, and the troubles his family deals with at home in his absence. Very slow at first, but it really takes off about mid-way. I am not ashamed to say that I that lump in my throat, and the water in my eyes more than made up for the slowness, and lack of high dollar fancy stuff. The writers/producers/directors nailed a wonderful movie on the head, and it is absolutely worth watching. The characters were selected, and played quite well, and man, that little guy can sing. The end of the movie, was one of the most powerful tributes I think I've ever seen, and the dedication was perfect. I can't say it enough, that this little film is a must see.


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