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Evergreen (2004)

PG-13 | | Drama | 19 January 2004 (USA)
A young girl seduced by a boy's affluent, seemingly idyllic family, goes to extremes to gain acceptance and escape her poverty-stricken homelife.

Director:

Enid Zentelis

Writer:

Enid Zentelis

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Cast

Credited cast:
Cara Seymour ... Kate
Mary Kay Place ... Susan
Noah Fleiss ... Chat
Gary Farmer ... Jim
Lynn Cohen ... Grandmom
Addie Land ... Henri
Bruce Davison ... Frank
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Brianne Fitzpatrick Brianne Fitzpatrick ... High School Student
James Jensen James Jensen ... Extra
Charles Leggett Charles Leggett ... 'Envy' Game Show Host
Zach Zulauf Zach Zulauf ... Mark Zakowski
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Storyline

Fourteen year old Henrietta--Henri for short--longs for everything she doesn't have. Looking down a road that turns bad instead of right, Henri and her mother Kate are forced to move in with her grandmother in a leaking shack on the edge of town. Henri is hell bent on finding a way out. At the same time, Henri meets a boy at school, Chat Turly, and becomes infatuated with his seemingly ideal wealthy family. Henri overlooks some of the curious behavior she witnesses at the Turlys', choosing instead to see what she wants to see as she tries desperately to become a part of the family. When Henri can no longer ignore the severe flaws in Chat's home life, she comes to appreciate what she does have in a new light. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 on appeal for sexual content involving teens, and for language
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 January 2004 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Everett, Washington, USA See more »

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Color
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Trivia

Enid Zentelis was at the Sundance Scriptwriters Lab in 2000 with the script for this movie when its title was "Avon Calling". See more »

Soundtracks

New Love
Written by Jon Williams
Performed by Mount Pilot
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Good film!
14 September 2004 | by woodyukSee all my reviews

Hi

I was also at the AMC when Enid turned up, personally I really enjoyed the film, the characters and cast were good. A few of the relationships were a little weak, however it was the sudden and predictable ending which was a shame, it would have been better not to be happy ever after as life never is! … for a first time director you should watch this – for anyone to get this far and get a run on 100 odd AMC screens for an independent Enid must have put in a LOT of effort to get that far. Support Independent filmmakers!

Woody


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