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Judas Kiss (2011)

Not Rated | | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi | 1 April 2011 (USA)
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A quirk in time and space gives a failed filmmaker the chance to reshape his destiny when he visits his peculiar alma mater.

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J.T. Tepnapa

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Carlos Pedraza, J.T. Tepnapa (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Richard Harmon ... Danny Reyes
Genevieve Buechner ... Samantha
Sean Paul Lockhart ... Chris Wachowsky
Charlie David ... Zachary Wells
Julia Morizawa ... Abbey Park
Brian Sutherland ... Shocked Bathroom User
Dennis Bateman ... Jude's Father
Timo Descamps Timo Descamps ... Shane Lyons
Ronee Collins ... Kimberly Reyes
Julian LeBlanc Julian LeBlanc ... Nate
Laura Kenny Laura Kenny ... Mrs. Blossom
Vince Valenzuela Vince Valenzuela ... Daniel Reyes Sr.
Demetrius Sager ... Handsome Shower Guy
Tim Foutch ... Tommy
Ron Boyd ... Ralph Garlington
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Storyline

Failed filmmaker Zachary Wells is convinced by his best friend and hotshot director Topher into replacing him as a judge in their film school's annual festival. Zach's one-night stand with a student backfires when that student walks into an interview the next morning calling himself Danny Reyes, the name Zach went by when he attended the school. And Danny's film, "Judas Kiss," is a finalist in the competition Zach is judging. Zach's film, also "Judas Kiss," won the festival years before. As Zach scrambles for answers, a mysterious, chain-smoking campus tour guide, counsels him: "Change the kid's past, change your future." But how? Zach comes to believe he can mend his life by disqualifying Danny from competition, putting him on a different path than Zach followed. But will Zach's plan work? Written by Carlos Pedraza

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If you had a second chance, would you grab it?

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Drama | Romance | Sci-Fi

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Language:

English

Release Date:

1 April 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Budget:

$320,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Keystone Summit University is actually the campus of the University of Washington. See more »

Quotes

Abbey Park: Don't go all "canadian" on me!
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Following the "All persons fictitious disclaimer" i.e. All characters appearing in this work are fictitious. Any resemblance to real persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental. Even so, we think you should get off your ass and follow your own dream. And by ass we don't mean to imply that you are fat. That would make us bitches. See more »

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References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

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An Instant Classic
4 October 2011 | by RyoDrakeSee all my reviews

This stunning film catches the audience's attention, and the message of the film has everyone contemplating their own lives well after the movie is over. A compelling, yet controversial, story-plot with a charismatic cast. An instant classic.

I have personally seen this film at two major film festivals around the nation. It was well worth seeing more than once because you understand more of the subtle messages the more times you watch it. I've also seen that the director has a series of short films available on DVD. I look forward to the DVD release of 'Judas Kiss' to share with other friends and fans. I'm anticipating sharing it on campus for other film students to watch.


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