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Nickel Children (2010)

 |  Short, Action, Sci-Fi  |  12 May 2010 (USA)
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Jack, a young boy witnesses his parents murder and is forced to survive in an underground illegal child betting ring.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Easton Lee McCuiston ...
Michael Venter ...
Amanda Bailey ...
Anastasia / Marie
Jeremy Snowden ...
Danny Proctor ...
Lancaster (as Steve Johnston)
Jules Charlemagne ...
The Ringmaster
Levi Miller ...
Benjamin Wood ...
Flesh Golem (as Ben Wood)
Brian J. Lowry ...
Trent Jones ...
Bailey McLean ...
Child (as Bailey Jackson McLean)
Cailan McLean ...
Child (as Cailan Brian McLean)
Seth Rhoton ...
John Talon ...


Jack, a young boy witnesses his parents murder and is forced to survive in an underground illegal child betting ring.

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In May of 2010, Nashville experienced a flood that kept production from getting into a studio for the final pickup shots. They wound up having to shoot the final remaining setups in the director's living room on a green screen. See more »


Charles: Comin' up a cloud, best be gettin' in the house.
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Great effects and visual focus. Perfect steam-punk display.
5 October 2010 | by (Nashville, TN) – See all my reviews

This movie was a perfect example of a steam-punk sci-fi film. The background music was amazing. I was left setting on the edge of my seat, just waiting for what was next to come. I would like to see a full-length feature film come from this short. Eslinger Films filmed old west steam-punk as it was meant to be filmed. Nominated for several film festivals, this film is a film to be reckoned with. Several actors were filming for the first time, but did great jobs. Sometimes, great things come in small packages and this film is proof positive. Jeremey Snowden (Sheriff) made his debut in this film. He's a natural and hope to see more from him. Amanda Bailey was awesome as the mother of Jack, and Anastasia. Great Job Nickel Children.

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