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Electrick Children (2012)

R | | Drama | 13 July 2012 (UK)
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Rachel, a teenager born and raised in her Mormon community, believes that she has been inpregnated by listening to music and must get to Vegas to find the "father" of her miracle baby.

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Rachel
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Mr. Will
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Paul
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Gay Lynn
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Sara
Scott Chamberlain ...
Baby Scott
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Clyde
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Johnny
Thomas Owens ...
Cheese
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Snow
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Lola
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Kyle
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Pregnant by music? Rachel, a young teenager from a fundamentalist Mormon community, believes in immaculate conception, while her fundamentally religious family regards her condition as an intolerable transgression. The search for the child's origins is a revelation for the 15-year-old. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for language including brief sexual references | See all certifications »

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Music plays a key role in the film. The film's director, Rebecca Thomas, is a big music fan and is in fact married to Mark Garbett of indie band The Moth and the Flame. See more »

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When Rachel first listens to music on the tape recorder, the play button is not depressed. See more »

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Gay Lynn: ...But then I felt something... a special kind of feeling that leads you to a specific direction... and then I found it...
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An Unexpected Story Uniquely Told
19 May 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Electrick Children is the best kind of indie film, about characters unlike any you've probably seen before, experiencing genuine human relationships under intriguingly unusual circumstances. The scenes and characters stay with you in an almost haunting way long after you've watched it. More than just about any other film I've seen, Electrick Children "got" the true essence of a mother-daughter relationship, and there is much more to the story than that. You get the sense that the director genuinely cares about these characters and offers the viewer an honest, almost voyeuristic view of their lives. This film is no slapstick comedy, but it does have humor and warmth.


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