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Poet, Soldier (2009)

Wounded in an IED blast, Soldier West Smith struggles to hold on as he reflects on the events and decisions that brought him to this moment, and to reconcile his different identities - friend, lover, soldier, and poet.

Director:

Melissa Townsend

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Cast

Credited cast:
Matthew Sikes Matthew Sikes ... Jonah
Philip Michael Thomas ... West (as Michael Phillip Thomas)
Suzanne Tufan Suzanne Tufan ... Lilah
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Storyline

West, a struggling young poet, finally meets the girl of his dreams and is happy for the first time in his life. But when his best friend Jonah is called up to serve overseas and is killed, West is compelled to follow in Jonah's footsteps to find inspiration for his art and meaning in his friend's life. But he must come to terms with Lilah, an outspoken pacifist. Can their relationship survive his enlistment - and can West survive the war? Written by Melissa Townsend

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Taglines:

How can one man make a difference?

Genres:

Short | Drama

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Details

Official Sites:

FWD:labs

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 February 2009 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Idyllwild, California, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,200 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Loft Light Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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