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Growing Op (2008)

In an average American neighborhood, a family of four breaks all conformity making it difficult for their 18 year old son to fit in to society.

Director:

Michael Melski

Writer:

Michael Melski
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Steven Yaffee ... Quinn
Jon Cor ... Philip
Wallace Langham ... Bryce
Rosanna Arquette ... Diana
Katie Boland ... Hope
Darcie Cormier Darcie Cormier ... Wood Sprite #1
Denis Theriault ... Shaun Leblanc
Rachel Blanchard ... Crystal
Daniel MacIvor ... Charles
Alberta Watson ... Marilla
Hugh Thompson ... Bowman
Bill Carr ... Mr. Slack
Kate Lavender ... Jasmine
Nicole Maillet Nicole Maillet ... Sky Pettigrew
Brandon Ellis Brandon Ellis ... Clay
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Storyline

In an average American neighborhood, a family of four breaks all conformity making it difficult for their 18 year old son to fit in to society.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 November 2008 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

Domaćinsko uzgajanje See more »

Filming Locations:

Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Produced on a budget of about 1.8 Million Dollars. See more »

Goofs

While Quinn is doing the examination the clock on the wall does not change from 2.25 p.m. during the whole time. See more »

Quotes

Bryce Dawson: [Waving at the couple in the Hummer SUV, pretending to be friendly, murmurs:] Enjoy nine-to-five hell, suckers. Spew as much CO2 into the biosphere as you possibly can.
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Growing Op
14 March 2009 | by patrea-2See all my reviews

My friends and I went to see this movie today at a special viewing that had the director in the audience which was a great treat. The film itself was enjoyable, humorous, thoughtful and totally surprising. Two thumbs up - eh! Go Canada! and Go Michael Melski! What starts out as a rather typical coming of age story leads us through turns that are totally unfamiliar and unexpected. This film "buzzs" by and is a must see. I went to the film knowing only that it was filmed here in my home town and was completely thrilled. Thank you to Empire Theatres General Manager Steve Malloy for bringing this authentic tale to us. Michael Melski, we on the east coast look forward to your next tale and we will be back to show our support to another sold out audience!


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