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Cast

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Ella Rae Peck ... Colbie Palmer

Lucas Salvagno ... Hawk Kodiak

Robert Prescott ... Eddie Palmer

Peter Vack ... Joey Larch
Jason Jay Crabtree ... Coach Harvey Cobb

Paul Sorvino ... Lewis
Bob Braswell ... Johnny Stumbles

Chase Coleman ... Brett Armstrong

Jim Ford ... Ryan

Bruce Davison ... Bud Kelly

Tiffany Arnold ... Mayor
Alexis French ... Betty Jean

Philip R. Garrett ... Diner Manager

Amber Mikesell ... Amanda
Ralph Scott ... Dark Suit #1

Kristina Kopf ... Doctor
Ryan Burch ... Reece
James Gerhard ... Dark Suit #2
Danny DeSalvatore ... Dark Suit #3

Jessica Cameron ... Waitress

Angie Palmer ... Woman in Yard
Thom Gall ... City Manager
Aaron Laube ... Boy
Myrishka Harrison ... Ann
Natalie Gerard ... Donna
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Nick Annarino ... High School Football Player
Tony Banks ... High School Football Player
Ryan Bannan ... High School Basketball Player
Camden Brooks ... High School Football Player

Chad James Buchanan ... Colbie Palmer's Son

Orel De La Mota ... Basketball team captain
DeLonn Donovan ... High School Basketball Player
Elliott Doza ... High School Football Player
Orlando Epps ... High School Basketball Player
Michelle Gonzalez ... High School Cheerleader
Kyle Hendershot ... High School Basketball Player

Angela Henderson ... High School Cheerleader
Aaryn Jayden ... Basketball Fan
Duane Jeffries ... High School Basketball Player
Josh Martin ... High School Football Player
Tom Mayer ... High School Football Player
Brian Mikesell ... Referee
John Prak ... High School Basketball Player
Eric Sarich ... High School Football Player
Demetrius Short ... High School Basketball Player

Gaynelle W. Sloman ... Diner Regular at Counter

Robert P. Thitoff ... Referee
Marcellus Upshaw ... High School Basketball Player
Jenna Wallace ... High School Cheerleader

Abbey Monnin ... Cafe Patron (uncredited)

Shane Thompson ... High School Basketball Player (uncredited)

Directed by
David Sabbath 
 
Writing credits
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David Sabbath 

Produced by
Alex Esber .... producer
Scott Kirkpatrick .... associate producer
Brandon Reaser .... assistant post-producer
 
Original Music by
Carmen Rizzo 
 
Cinematography by
Adam N. White 
 
Film Editing by
David Sabbath 
 
Casting by
Brette Goldstein 
 
Makeup Department
Nicholas Arthur .... special makeup effects artist
Kelly Lane .... key makeup artist
Katrina Rutherford .... assistant makeup artist
 
Production Management
Kara Martinelli .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Molly Bannan .... second assistant director
Ryan Reynolds .... second second assistant director
Derek Rimelspach .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Jon Griffith .... art department
Leyna Haller .... art department
Kelsey Noble .... art department
Michael Sweeney .... art department
 
Sound Department
Steven Avila .... sound effects editor
Tara Blume .... foley artist
Trip Brock .... supervising sound editor
Noel Dannemiller .... sound mixer
Casey Hansen .... foley recordist
Jackie Johnson .... dialogue editor
Peter D. Lago .... sound effects editor
Ian Shedd .... foley editor
Bryon Speller .... dialogue editor
Jamie Tremelin .... boom operator
Steven Utt .... sound recordist
Kelly Vandever .... sound re-recording mixer
Ben Whitver .... adr editor
 
Special Effects by
Tom Luhtala .... special effects makeup
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Colin Brooks .... camera production assistant
Neil Burns .... grip
Amy Cunningham-Faust .... first assistant camera (as Amy Cunningham)
Mike Dittiacur .... best boy grip
Jared Greene .... key grip
Dan Jarrell .... gaffer
Keith Brad Keplinger .... grip
Scott Lipez .... grip
Craig McKinstry .... best boy electric
Alex L. Newman .... second second assistant camera
Cole Pisano .... grip
Justin Russell .... second assistant camera
Aaron Smith .... additional grip
John Vinson .... electrician
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Erica Stewart .... wardrobe supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Aaron Smith .... assistant editor
 
Transportation Department
Jordan Likover .... driver
David Romero .... transportation captain
Jason Russell .... transportation
Robert Weisner .... driver
 
Other crew
Jason Brazeal .... production assistant
Joe Bryant .... assistant to the director
Stephen R. Campanella .... location manager
Travis Cleary .... production assistant
Carolyn Corzine .... production coordinator
Gus Dieker .... production assistant
Kelsey Dyer .... production assistant
Max Eberle .... production assistant
Bridgette Kreuz .... production assistant
Amber Mikesell .... extras coordinator
Timothy Muir .... set production assistant
Eric Risher .... production assistant
Jason Russell .... production assistant
Whitney Rowlett Senn .... location assistant
Sarah Willgrube .... script supervisor
 

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Rated R for language
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Continuity: When Hawk picks up Johnny Stumbles on his scooter, he gives Johnny the basketball to hold. As they go past the coffee shop and over the bridge, the ball is now in Hawk's paper bag. By the time they get to Johnny's house, the ball is nowhere to be seen.See more »

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9 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
odd film, 16 November 2013
Author: artrouble21 from United States

There was no review of this 2011 movie but I took the time to watch it as the story has an interesting premise. Though it is a bit drawn out in it's execution it seems to want to be preachy and make the viewer think about mortality but lacks any real punch due to the pace of it's execution. Whilst the characters and scenario are stereotypical they are well played though the script often lacks any real depth even when it is trying to be dramatic. There are definitely some young actors in this film with a good future ahead of them and this film does no real harm to anyones career. I was a bit worried that it would degenerate into some quasi religious morality play but it seem to be more like a poorly realized contemporary version of Our Town. The "twist" ending seems like an after thought and doesn't really explain anything. But I sat through it and I've seen worse, maybe there is a lesson to be learned if not from the movies premise then from the way it is put together. My one major criticism is the music used throughout the film. Simple background arrangements work here and there but there are a lot of badly written songs that impinge on the dialog and whilst the idea seems to be to amplify the films "meaning" it constantly works against the both the acting and the script often drowning out the actors and distracting the viewer. I just don't see how a filmmaker can ruin perfectly good scenes with an overbearing soundtrack unless he owes the songwriter a big favor or something, he certainly did himself no service at all and came close to wrecking his work completely. This film would have worked much better if there wasn't some chatty song going on in the background, quiet works much better with this sort of dialog. I would have allowed 1 or 2 more stars had the film not used these lame songs. Still it had it's moments and is not a total train wreck.

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