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Approaching Midnight (2013)

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US Army Staff Sergeant Wesley Kent returns from the war abroad and must now fight the threat of corruption and deception in his hometown at all personal costs.

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Sam Logan Khaleghi
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Complete credited cast:
Jana Kramer ... Aspen
Sam Logan Khaleghi ... Staff Sergeant Wesley Kent
Brandon T. Jackson ... Corporal Artie AJ Culpepper
Mia Serafino ... Whisper
Jeffery Stetson ... Mayor Steven Malverne (as Jeff Stetson)
Michelle Lynne Balser Michelle Lynne Balser ... Natalie Church
Matthew Szymanski Matthew Szymanski ... Captain Shane Church
Dean Teaster ... Sheriff Thompson
Janet Pound Janet Pound ... Danielle Malverne
Carollette Phillips ... Crystal Culpepper
Darryl Perry Darryl Perry ... Governor Boudreaux
William Cobbs William Cobbs ... Pastor Reginald Culpepper / AJ's Father
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Davis Aguila ... U.S. Marine Corporal
Ali Amine ... US Army Ranger
Marc Bowers Marc Bowers ... SWAT Team Member
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"Approaching Midnight" is a gripping military themed action drama that follows young Army staff sergeant Wesley Kent (Sam Logan Khaleghi) who returns to his small town America home from war abroad. Kent must cope with burying the body of his best friend who passed away under his command Corporal AJ Culpepper (Brandon T. Jackson - "Tropic Thunder") and solving the mystery behind the tragic accident that took the life of his girlfriend, Aspen Malverne (Jana Kramer - TVs "One Tree Hill") who also passed away in a car accident while he was abroad. After seeking more information about her accident from local authorities, Kent believes that her death wasn't just a 'unexpected event,' while Aspen's father Mayor Steven Malverne is running for higher political office as Governor of the state. As the pieces unfold in Kent's chase, he discovers that Aspen's father is involved in illegal arms trading. Kent must now stop at nothing to complete one final mission and topple a tower of deception and ... Written by 12 A.M. Pictures LLC

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Crime | Drama | Romance | War

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic elements, language, some action violence and brief smoking
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Midnight
Written & Performed by Rachel Lee Williams
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Beautiful Scenery and Relatable Themes
10 October 2013 | by LHamlin77See all my reviews

This was a great independent film hailing from the state of Michigan, it discuss family relationships, friendships amongst soldiers and incredibly showcases the beautiful scenery of Michigan. Jana Kramer is a wonderful actress and did splendid with the rest of her cast.

The story is edgy, smart and dives into relateable human emotions and aspects of returning from war.

The film is action packed when it needs to be and curves around the corners with excellent aim character development. If you missed it in theatres it is on DVD and I do think its a good buy for those who like good music, good acting and independent film.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 August 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

For Love of Country: Approaching Midnight See more »

Filming Locations:

Detroit, Michigan, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$100,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,119, 1 September 2013

Gross USA:

$2,795

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,795
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1.85 : 1
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