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Anything Is Possible (2013)

TV-Y7 | | Drama, Family, Music | 24 September 2013 (USA)
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Ethan Bortnick plays the leading role as Nathan, a young boy who's separated from his mother when she goes missing during a trip to Japan to help after the tsunami. The movie explores ... See full summary »

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Demetrius Navarro
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Credited cast:
Ethan Bortnick Ethan Bortnick ... Nathan
Jonathan Bennett ... George
Lacey Chabert ... Maggie
Fatima Ptacek ... Jesse
David Haines ... Captain Miles
Erlinda Navarro ... Lysandra (as Erlinda Orozco)
Kym Whitley ... Ms. Kim
Elizabeth Atkins Elizabeth Atkins ... Evelyn
Shelby Moffett Shelby Moffett ... Ms. Jones
Carlo Lorenzo Garcia ... Mr. Cruz
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Daniel Behrendt Daniel Behrendt ... Army Officer #1
Nathan Bortnick Nathan Bortnick ... Scooter
Alexander T. Bowman Alexander T. Bowman ... Jimmy
Frankie Darcel Frankie Darcel ... Self
Shariay Gant Shariay Gant ... Jasmine
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Ethan Bortnick plays the leading role as Nathan, a young boy who's separated from his mother when she goes missing during a trip to Japan to help after the tsunami. The movie explores issues like homelessness, military family life and adoption. Ethan co-wrote the music with Grammy award winning songwriter and producer, Gary Baker and will also score the entire film. Ethan will become the youngest actor to co-write the soundtrack and play the leading role in a feature film. When Army lieutenant, MARGARET PETERS (Lacy Chabert) goes missing during a tsunami rescue mission in Japan, back in Detroit, her son, NATHAN (Ethan Bortnick), discovers that his father GEORGE (Jonathan Bennett) isn't his biological father. Learning that Child Care Services could take him away, Nathan runs away before his father can explain. While George goes on a frantic search, Nathan takes to the streets of Detroit where he meets CAPTAIN MILES, a homeless Iraqi war veteran. Captain Miles takes the boy under his ... Written by Production

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Drama | Family | Music

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Lacey Chabert and Jonathan Bennett also co-starred together in Slightly Single in L.A. (2013) See more »

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Back in the park, when Nathan is reading the letter from Captain Miles, his voice-over doesn't match all of what's in the letter. See more »

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That's Not Me
Written and Composed by Ethan Bortnick and Gary Baker
Piano and Vocals: Ethan Bortnick
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Cool story, mediocre execution, bankrupt message
3 February 2014 | by next_exodusSee all my reviews

I bought this film from a Christian bookstore thinking that it was a Christian film. The 5 "Dove" rating on the front is apparently only an indication of the quality of the content and not the quality of the message.

After watching the film, it was clear that the movie was not a Christian film. It was clean, but it only glorified humanism and the power of the human spirit. Not once is God even mentioned, and there is no mention of God being the source of the young boys talent. The "faith" mentioned in the film is so ambiguous its practically meaningless. All of the key messages in the film point to humanism and self empowerment. There is no mention of Jesus, not even a nod or an allusion, no scripture, nothing - not even a trite Christian cliché.

The whole child prodigy thing is great. Squeaky clean. The movie drags and meanders something awful. Decent acting in parts. Cute kids. Feel good message, but powerless.


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24 September 2013 (USA) See more »

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