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The Sterling Chase (1999)

Three college students compete for an award that will determine their future.

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Tanya Fenmore

Writers:

Jeremy Dauber (story), Tanya Fenmore (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Andrea Ferrell ... Melissa
John Livingston ... Matt 'Bunz' Bernstein (DJ, U-BNZ)
Irene Ng ... Cathy
Sean Patrick Thomas ... Darren
Jack Noseworthy ... Todd
Devon Odessa ... Chris
Nicholle Tom ... Alexis
Alanna Ubach ... Jenna Marino
Gary Wheeler Gary Wheeler ... Dean Huffley
Terry McCrea Terry McCrea ... Wolfgang Boy
Tony Devon ... Mr. Marino
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Stefano Altieri Stefano Altieri ... Pizza boy / pizza delivery guy
Yuri Bershadsky Yuri Bershadsky ... Java House Server
Jeff Cambron Jeff Cambron ... Chadley Glee Club
Tim Crum Tim Crum ... Student
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Storyline

48 hours until graduation 1999 at Chadley University. Three students are competing for the most prestigious achievement, the Stirling Chase Award. Jenna (Alanna Ubach) is having trouble coming to terms with her deep-seated fear of intimacy, in particular the advances of one 'Bunz' Berstein.Alexis is the budding senator whose lesbian relationship and deaf roommate are conveniently used in her quest for 'open mindedness'. As the graduation ceremony approaches the third nominee, Darren, is forced to make a choice between forwarding his career or staying true to his friends and himself. Nice ending where each character parts with at least a bit of their ignorance. Written by kwedgwood@hotmail.com

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It's not all Pomp and Circumstance...

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Drama

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Rated R for language including sex-related dialogue, and for some nudity | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 September 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Graduation Week See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Connections

References With Honors (1994) See more »

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Bleed
Written by Michael Lord
Performed by Michael Lord
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What -is- after all the pomp and circumstance?
27 July 2003 | by =G=See all my reviews

That ponderous question is on the minds of the graduating students of a fictitious college and it shows in the apprehension on the fresh faces which are the focus of "Graduation Week". Among the characters of this even tempered B-flick are a diehard feminist, a sexually conflicted model female student, a black man on the fast track to success, etc. The film straddles the comedy and drama genres gracefully as it follows its characters through poignant realizations of what's important in life while the world awaits their contributions to humanity. Sensitive and full of heart, this big little flick will make for an entertaining watch for females and more mature males; especially those with nostalgic remembrances of their graduation week. (B)


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