Coming Up for Air (2019)

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When single mom Anna Russell, a ceramic artist, discovers that her son Stan, a star college athlete and academic star is unraveling, she must act quickly to avoid tragedy. In denial and ... See full summary »


Robert Cicchini


Roger Rapoport (co-writer), Deborah Staples (co-writer)
13 wins. See more awards »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Deborah Staples Deborah Staples ... Anna Russell
Chase Yi ... Stan
Kate Thomsen Kate Thomsen ... Lee Russell
Neil Brookshire Neil Brookshire ... Ron
April Paul April Paul ... Jocelyn
Kirk Wahamaki Kirk Wahamaki ... Curt
David Bendena David Bendena ... Coach Day
Judy Johnson Judy Johnson ... Ruth
Torsten Johnson ... Carl
Evan Lugo Evan Lugo ... Micah
Carrie Hitchcock Carrie Hitchcock ... Dr. Cole
Bill Iddings Bill Iddings ... Dad
Diane Van Wesep Diane Van Wesep ... Mom
Mark Corkins Mark Corkins ... Police Detective
Shannon Huneryager Shannon Huneryager ... Intake Coordinator ' / ' 911 Operator


When single mom Anna Russell, a ceramic artist, discovers that her son Stan, a star college athlete and academic star is unraveling, she must act quickly to avoid tragedy. In denial and further and further out of reach, Stan suddenly disappears. Anna must find him on a journey that highlights the importance of mental health, high stakes athletics vs. academic excellence and what it takes to be a loving and devoted parent. Coming Up For Air has recently won the grand prize for best feature at the Culver City Film Festival, the Jury Prize for Best Dramatic Feature at the Care Awards in West Virginia, the Best Feature Film Award at India's Picasso, Einstein Buddha Awards, the Platinum Award for Best Actress in a Drama (Deborah Staples) at the Best Actor Awards in St. Vincent India and awards for best feature, best director (Robert Cicchini), best cast, best lead actor (Chase Yi), best lead actress, best editor (Gene Gamache) , and best cinematographer (Bruce Schermer) at the Detroit I ...

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Release Date:

20 September 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Coming Up for Air See more »

Filming Locations:

Muskegon, Michigan, USA See more »

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Glenside Productions See more »
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1.85 : 1
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