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Choose Connor (2007)

Unrated | | Drama | 8 June 2007 (USA)
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Idealistic 15-year old Owen gets the chance of a lifetime to be the youth spokesman for U.S. Senate Candidate Lawrence Connor, only to be exploited in a fierce campaign of TV and radio ads,... See full summary »

Director:

Lucas Elliot Eberl (as Luke Eberl)

Writer:

Lucas Elliot Eberl (as Luke Eberl)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Darin Cooper ... Investigator
Chris Marquette ... Tony Blake (as Christopher Marquette)
Alex D. Linz ... Owen Norris (as Alex Linz)
James Runcorn ... Howard Neuman
Steven Weber ... Lawrence Connor
Don McManus ... Daniel Norris
Rosalee Mayeux ... Ellen Norris
Escher Holloway ... Caleb Connor
John Rubinstein ... Cary Evor
Senta Moses Mikan ... Stacy (as Senta Moses)
Jeremy Palmer Jeremy Palmer ... Intern
Karen Constantine ... Samantha-worked w / STEVEN WEBER
Diane Delano ... Lara Connor
Jeffrey Reeves ... Wacky Wayne / Eddie
Charles Hoyes ... Richard Wallace
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Storyline

Idealistic 15-year old Owen gets the chance of a lifetime to be the youth spokesman for U.S. Senate Candidate Lawrence Connor, only to be exploited in a fierce campaign of TV and radio ads, posters, interviews, and speaking engagements in the cut throat media-image-is-all world of American politics. Written by Bob Lee

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Choose Connor because our children are our future.

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Drama

Certificate:

Unrated

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 June 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Politician See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,441, 12 October 2008, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$5,309, 2 November 2008
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Color

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1.85 : 1
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The last film of Alex D. Linz. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Getting That Girl (2011) See more »

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Written by Tommy Mars (as Thomas Mariano)
Piano: Tommy Mars
Guitar: Barry Zweig
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Shattered Idealism leads to Razor Sharp Shards of Wisdom
16 October 2008 | by meinongSee all my reviews

In this election year, where so much idealism is attached to one of the candidates, it is poignant to watch a film that warns us not to make an idol out of anyone running for public office.

Luke Eberl is the writer and director of "Choose Connor". There are significant parts of the film that reveal that he is a 'genius' when it comes to telling stories via the cinema.

Go see this movie before the election and then ponder why and for whom you will cast your vote.

Let you eyes be opened like those of the young protagonist.

A mix of "Citizen Kane", "Advise and Consent" and "Paths of Glory" by a young director as talented as those who made the films listed above.


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