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Flywheel (2003)

Not Rated | | Drama | 25 July 2003 (Brazil)
A dishonest used car salesman decides to become the salesman that God wants him to be - with surprising results.

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Alex Kendrick

Writers:

Alex Kendrick (story), Stephen Kendrick (story)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Rosetta Harris Armstrong Rosetta Harris Armstrong ... Katie's Sister
Lisa Arnold ... Hillary Vail
Blake Bailey Blake Bailey ... Stephanie Ward
Jansen Barnes Jansen Barnes ... Jeff Stone
Roger Breland Roger Breland ... Mr. Austin
Walter Burnett Walter Burnett ... Max Kendall
Michael Catt Michael Catt ... Pastor
John Cochran John Cochran ... 1st Man on Lot
Carrie Crenshaw Carrie Crenshaw ... 1st Woman on Lot
Ashlynn Dapper Ashlynn Dapper ... Faith Austin
Janet Lee Dapper Janet Lee Dapper ... Judy Austin
Ron Dorminey Ron Dorminey ... Usher #1
Shannen Fields ... Miss Gardner
David Frasier David Frasier ... Scott Miller
Shawn Gaines Shawn Gaines ... Usher #2
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Storyline

Jay Austin, a dishonest car salesman in lots of debt, comes to a turning point in his life where he becomes a born-again Christian, turns from his dishonest way of business and begins trusting in God to take care of him. Even when things get hard he trusts God, and God provides him with a way to pay off his debt honestly. Written by Elias L.

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In every man's life there's a turning point

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Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 July 2003 (Brazil) See more »

Also Known As:

A Virada See more »

Filming Locations:

Albany, Georgia, USA

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Budget:

$20,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

They had thought about having Jay punch the mirror in the bathroom in the scene just before he tears the sign off the wall, but decided not to. See more »

Goofs

When Jay and Kevin are talking about getting more money for the cars, Jay says, "Kevin, we're not gonna go that route." But when the same conversation, as recorded by Kevin's hidden camera, is shown on the TV report, he says, "Kevin, I don't wanna go that route." See more »

Quotes

Judy Austin: I wanna come back tonight for the evening service.
Jay Austin: I'm not coming back. I've got some things to do on the lot.
Judy Austin: On a Sunday? Jay!
Jay Austin: I've already tithed my time to church this week.
Todd Austin: Dad, what's a tithe?
Jay Austin: It's when you give money to help the church.
Judy Austin: Or, in our case, an empty envelope so people think we give money to help the church.
Jay Austin: Is that supposed to be funny?
Judy Austin: You know, Jay, I've never really thought it was very funny.
Jay Austin: We've given money before.
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Connections

Referenced in Fireproof (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Everything You Are
Written and Performed by Mark Willard
featuring drums by Tim Davis
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Have fun watching this, Church goer or no.
10 August 2007 | by jordan_smithSee all my reviews

Student like production quality does not stop the enjoyment of this film. Unlike Hostle, people in this film actually redeem themselves, life is good, and can get better, and the world is NOT falling into ruin.. People really want Love and Light and venture to improve the human condition, and not just rape and torture for fun and profit. I really wish there were more films like this produced by major studios, but some of them must think only Death and Dishonor sells tickets. I see this film and know there are people out there who want to spend their time and money on GOOD thoughts and feelings.

(Thank God, or whoever your "higher power" may be)


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