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Close-Up (2011)

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"CLOSE-UP" is a dramatic feature film told through the eyes of a failed Philadelphia actor who has succumbed to drug addiction. Our story follows him during the Holidays as he desperately ... See full summary »

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Straggler (as Shaun Paul Costello)
Valentina Mohle ...
Freebird
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The LA Director
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The Drug Dealer
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The NA Mentor
Jacqui Schneider ...
The Wife
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Owner of the Garage
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Angel Sanchez ...
The New Boyfriend
Gabby Gariffo ...
The Daughter
Joe Gariffo ...
Noodle Head
Jeremy Ganter ...
Freebird's Boyfriend
Phil DiMaio ...
Actor in Swooped
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Actress in Swooped
Maggie Cogswell ...
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"CLOSE-UP" is a dramatic feature film told through the eyes of a failed Philadelphia actor who has succumbed to drug addiction. Our story follows him during the Holidays as he desperately tries to regain everything he has lost in his life; his wife and child, his job, and his pride, before it's too late. Over the course of one day on New Years Eve in New York City, a young vibrant woman, Freebird, shows him how to stand up, discover himself and move on with his life. Written by Jose Cruz Jr.

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When do we stop running from Life?

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The script called for the characters to see an off Broadway play but with not enough time to obtain rights to a play, director 'Jose E. Cruz Jr' liked ShaunPaul Costello's idea of turning the feature Swooped: Based on a Real Life Occurrence (2011) into a stage play. See more »

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