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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
Charlie David ... Zachary Wells
Sean Paul Lockhart ... Chris Wachowsky
Dennis Bateman ... Jude's Father
Julia Morizawa ... Abbey Park
Brian Sutherland ... Shocked Bathroom User
Timo Descamps ... Shane Lyons
Julian LeBlanc Julian LeBlanc ... Nate
Laura Kenny Laura Kenny ... Mrs. Blossom
Vince Valenzuela Vince Valenzuela ... Daniel Reyes Sr.
Tessa Marie Archer Tessa Marie Archer ... Music Video First Assistant (as Tessa Archer)
Ronee Collins ... Kimberly Reyes
Ron Boyd ... Ralph Garlington
Sharon Savene ... Sarah
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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:

Judas' Kuss See more »

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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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Crazy Credits

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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It's Over
Written and performed by Ikonik
Courtesy of Julian LeBlanc
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More than an LGBT film
7 October 2011 | by xan_xan99See all my reviews

It's extremely refreshing to see a film touted as an LGBT film where story and character are the focus. It's not a coming of age story, a coming out story, or a story where character sexuality takes the main stage. It is merely a story who's characters happen to be gay. And a decent story as well. I enjoyed watching the narrative boldly and apologetically unfold. It doesn't waste time trying to explain what strange phenomenon is going on, it just marches forward.

Technically, I found the cinematography very well done. The soundtrack is good. Fx subtle. Direction well done. The performances mixed, but overall I felt the main cast did very well. At times, I felt the pacing was a bit off, but that is just a personal opinion. I feel Judas Kiss is worth your time and I hope many get to experience it. Looking forward to the DVD release so I can experience it again!


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