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Summer (2008)

While caring for a dying friend, a man reflects back on their youth together.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Shaun
... Daz
... Katy
... Daniel
Sean Kelly ... Teen Shaun
Joe Doherty ... Teen Daz (as Jo Doherty)
Joanna Tulej ... Teen Katy
Matthew Workman ... Child Shaun
Christopher Russell ... Child Daz
Bethan Davies ... Child Katy
... Janice
... Mr. Tanner
Sharon Bower ... Mrs. Biggs
... Woody
... Doctor Price (as Deborah Findley)
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Shaun and Daz are vibrant kids, wasted by their experiences in educational system. All they have is their friendship and, for Shaun, his first love Katy. From the moment Shaun steps into our world, he is bound to lose. Labelled as a violent bully, he destroys himself and takes Daz with him. Shaun has twelve years to reflect on an intense summer of love, sex and loyalty, but Daz's imminent death forces Shaun to go on a journey to confront his past. This is the story of a man full of intelligence and promise struggling to reclaim his life. Written by Sixteen Films

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Daz: This belly's doomed.
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Home in a Sentence
Written by Kenny Anderson
Performed by King Creosote
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Heartwarming and real
3 April 2009 | by See all my reviews

It tells the story of a small town. Of a few wild and good teenagers, of which few of them could not grow up no matter how hard they tried. It is a well written and well acted. It shows the nestled world of these two loyal friends and a girl.

Some would be able to relate much more to this movie., but everyone will like it for the way it looks at the protagonist life. Its got some great shots and a simple but lovely background music. In a way the movie is a little sad, but also paints the beautiful picture of the mad/nice world some youngsters create for themselves, and then loose.

In a way its the tale of a man who had most of what he needed at one point in time and later on none of it. But that's fine.


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