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Lost Dream (2009)

Not Rated | | Drama | 7 May 2009 (USA)
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Two rebellious boys dabble in drugs and self-harm, until their reckless actions get them into more trouble than they ever imagined.








Credited cast:
... Perry
... Giovanni
... Molly (as Sarah Foret)
Katie Stuart ... Janine
... Professor Capello
... Dr. Reeves
... Patricia
... Arnold
... Emil
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Stephen Akira ... Young Republican
Anthony Campanello ... Zach
Lauren Cornell ... Cute Girl
... Mackenzie
Clara Juhn ... Chloe
... Megan


Perry Roberts is about to graduate from a prestigious private college. The son of a corrupt Congressman, Perry has lost faith in all the things he held true - his family, girlfriend, and the American Dream. He finds himself emotionally bereft and depressed. In search of self-discovery, Perry meets Giovanni, an art student with an unrealized gift, Giovanni is Perry's polar opposite. Raised by abusive parents and placed into a series of foster homes, Giovanni is brooding and nihilistic. He lives in an altered state full of drugs and sex, capped by a deadly game with a gun and a single bullet! Perry sees Gio as a free spirit, incorruptible and impervious to the pressures of society. Gio believes Perry to be a spoiled rich boy dabbling in existential angst. Perry needs Gio to believe that his pain is real, while Giovanni implores Perry to play his game of Russian roulette to prove the validity of his suffering. As Perry and Gio's relationship evolves, and drug-fueled emotions churn, their... Written by Asif Ahmed

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Two souls lost... a friendship discovered... a dream that cannot be forgotten.




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The last feature film appearance of Joseph Campanella. See more »


Perry: A scandal here. A corruption there. Or what I like to call, just another day on Capitol Hill. As long as they can pat themselves on the back, every now and then, our leaders seem to think they are doing good by us, their constituents. However, as a son who is expected to follow in his father's footsteps, I now stumble.
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indie lacking
17 July 2016 | by See all my reviews

Perry Roberts (Michael Welch) goes on a rant on the internet about his privilege. Dr. Reeves (Jeremy London) is his therapist and Patricia (Patricia Richardson) is his mother. He's the son of a corrupt politician. Giovanni (Shaun Sipos) is a drug dealing art student with a gun, one bullet, and a ritual. Freshman Molly (Sarah Foret) is obsessed with Giovanni. The two guys see each other as polar opposites and start a disturbed friendship over the ritual.

Neither guy is appealing. Perry is a problematic lead character. His fixation on the American dream comes off as teen angst. He has no basis. It needs to be more specific about his anger towards his parents. It needs scenes of them together at the beginning. Shaun Sipos lacks intensity portraying Giovanni. The whole movie lacks tension. This is an indie with a couple of half-cooked ideas.

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