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The Dust Factory (2004)

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The Dust Factory is an adventure about the love and friendship between two teenagers who help each other through a difficult time in their lives.

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Complete credited cast:
... Grandpa Randolph
... Melanie Lewis
... Ryan Flynn
... Angie Flynn
... Ringmaster (as George De La Peña)
... Rocky Mazzelli
... Lionel
Kyle Hansen ... Rennie
Ted Roisum ... Trapeze Catcher
... Hope (as Ayanna Berkshire-Cruse)
Shuhe ... Sorrow
... Ryan Flynn Sr.
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Storyline

After his dad Ryan senior's death in a truck accident, schoolboy Ryan Flynn, a gentle, somewhat nerdy space-fan, becomes a recluse. He shuts up completely after a fall and near-drowning experience while roaming the countryside with his admirably patient, cheerful playmate Rocky Mazzelli. Only Ryan's late granddad finds a magical way to get trough to him and introduce him to a mysterious place, the 'dust factory'. There grandpa and resident teenager Melanie 'Pan' Lewis shows how youngsters prepare for their next life phase. But deciding when they are isn't easy or safe. Written by KGF Vissers

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teenager | fall | death | accident | diving | See All (10) »

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The courage of one boy. The heart of one girl. See more »

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Drama | Family | Fantasy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic elements and some scary images | See all certifications »

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MGM [United States]

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22 May 2010 (Belgium)  »

Also Known As:

Dust Factory - Die Staubfabrik  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,000, 17 October 2004, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$8,000, 17 October 2004
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George De La Pena's last acting movie See more »

Goofs

When Ryan gets home after falling in the river, his hair is still wet but his clothes are dry. See more »

Quotes

Melanie Lewis: I wish I had the courage to climb a mountain. All I have is this stupid lake! It's not winter, it's not winter, it's not winter! It's summer!
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Someone Like You
Written by Luis Bacalov & Anna-Karin Klockar (as Anna Karin Klockar)
Lyrics by Eric Small and Anna-Karin Klockar (as Anna Karin Klockar)
Performed by Hayden Panettiere and Watt White
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Throw away everything you think you know about a PG movie

I believe that in this era of film, it is extremely difficult to find a movie below a PG-13 rating that measures up to my expectations of a story in film. This movie met those expectations.

When I first saw this movie on the shelf at WalMart, I thought it was a cheap kids film, like something the Disney Channel would make. I've seen my share of crappy Disney Channel movies, being an older brother, and trust me, this is far greater than anything they could do.

I rarely bother to even look at movies below a PG-13, because they lack realism. This story moved me, because it was so real to me.

This movie, while on the low budget independent side of things, is a wonderful film and story. I recommend it to anyone who enjoys Drama or Fantasy, and doubts the capability of a PG rating


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