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One word comes to my mind when I think of George, the character that Charles S. Dutton plays in Martin Papazian’s, Least Among Saints: I think of the word "humble." I also think of the word "compassion." The film is about a young veteran, and his unfortunate, yet insightful journey back home. Mr. Dutton’s role in the film is pivotal to the healing that takes place in the veteran’s life. It’s a film that captures the emotional, physical, and mental after-effects of war on our soldiers. This past Monday, Shadow and Act spoke very briefly with Mr Dutton about the film, his thoughts on the displacement of veterans, and his upcoming »
- Masha Dowell
Martin Papazian has been a working actor for nearly two decades, supporting a list of heavyweights in projects like Jarhead and 24. For Papazian, learning on the sidelines from his colleagues and directors became an essential task, and ultimately has prepared him for his most pivotal role yet — a filmmaker. Working at break-neck speed for a total of 19 shooting days, Papazian made his feature debut as a writer/director with Least Among Saints. The film, in which he is also the lead actor, begins with a soldier returning from war and a boy who’s had to grow up in a domestic nightmare, taking care of his drug-addled mother. The two seemingly have nothing in common on the outside, but as the story unfolds and the lives of these two individuals are painted parallel to each other, the heart of the film is revealed. The war vet, who’s striving to »
- Niki Cruz
Check out this newest trailer for the upcoming drama film Least Among Saints, which has been released online.
A haunted soldier just back from war and a boy who has never known peace in his home life who embark on a life-changing journey as they become unlikely friends — and one another’s last shot at redemption.
The film, stars director and writter Martin Papazian, Tristan Lake Leabu, Audrey Marie Anderson, Aj Cook, Azura Skye, Tom Irwin, Taylor Kinney, Lombardo Boyer, Ronnie Gene Blevins, Laura San Giacomo, Charles S. Dutton.
Here’s the official synopsis for the film
Writer, director, and actor Martin Papazian’s debut film Least Among Saints movingly depicts a man’s hard-fought journey towards reconciling with his better self. Returning home to a broken marriage and an uncertain future, veteran Anthony Hayward (Papazian) believes there is no hope for himself. Yet when a troubled ten year-old neighbor, »
- Allan Ford
3 items from 2012
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