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Pollywogs (2013)

| Comedy, Drama | 2013 (USA)
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On the heels of a bitter breakup, 30 year old Dylan travels home to Minnesota for a family reunion where he runs into his childhood sweetheart. Having not seen each other for 18 years, ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
... Dylan
... Sarah
... Jullie
... Bo
... Young Sarah
Zach Wilder ... Young Dylan
... Jessica (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Amee Banks ... Family
Persephonee Banks ... Family
Georgia Christianson ... Grandma Georgia
Larry Christianson ... Grandpa Larry
Matt Duffney ... Family Band
Alec Hendrickson ... Family
Brendan Hendrickson ... Family
Eric Hendrickson ... Boy in Boat
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On the heels of a bitter breakup, 30 year old Dylan travels home to Minnesota for a family reunion where he runs into his childhood sweetheart. Having not seen each other for 18 years, since Sarah was taken by her parents to a religious compound, the unexpected encounter brings them back to an intimacy they forgot existed, and reveals what they will become. Written by Anonymous

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The Way Forward Is Backward

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This film is the first in a trilogy and is succeeded by Cold November (2017). See more »

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Rudy Perpich
Written and Performed by Sans Souci Quartet
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A bit long winded in parts, but overall great movie
19 July 2013 | by See all my reviews

This film was truly unique. It mixes actors with non-actors in a way that doesn't seem so jarring as it typically does in indie films. The result in this one is a true feeling of a real family dynamic, where some family members ARE less polished, not as well spoken, and living different lives than our main characters. I think anyone who has ever been to a family reunion has felt that. It works to great effect in this film.

My only complain about the film is the lack of tangible conflict or action... I did wonder why I was watching these characters at this particular time in their lives, but in the end I really didn't care. I enjoyed "hanging out" with these people very much and the leads put forth outstanding performances without overshadowing the minor characters.

The film is a reminder of why we watch Indies.. they don't have to follow conventions of structure or even plot sometimes. I was glad I spent my 100 minutes here, and I think most people will too, especially if they enjoy the differences that indie cinema brings out in the form.


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