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Something Like Summer (2017)

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Something Like Summer traces the tumultuous relationship of Ben and Tim, secret high school sweethearts who grow over the years into both adulthood enemies and complicated friends.

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David Berry

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Jay Bell (novel), Carlos Pedraza (screenplay adapted by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Grant Davis ... Benjamin Bentley
Davi Santos ... Tim Wyman
Ben Baur ... Jace Holden
Ajiona Alexus ... Allison Cross
Jana Lee Hamblin ... Mrs. Bentley
Ron Boyd ... Mr. Bentley
Tristan Decker Tristan Decker ... Bryce Hunter
Madisyn Lane Madisyn Lane ... Krista Norman
Chip Sherman Chip Sherman ... Ronnie Adams
Greg James ... Mr. Wyman
Will Shepherd Will Shepherd ... Señor Langdon
Cassie Caldera ... Mrs. Guerta
Tellier Killaby ... Dr. Crouse
Riley S. Stewart Riley S. Stewart ... Karen Bentley
Quigley Provost-Landrum Quigley Provost-Landrum ... Mrs. Wyman
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Benjamin Bentley is an openly gay 17 year-old boy in Houston, Texas, with not so many friends. He suddenly becomes infatuated with Tim Wyman, a handsome, popular - apparently straight - newcomer. When a not-so-accident brings them together, their love story begins. They start a secret relationship and build a world of their own. Something Like Summer is a coming of age story of true long-lasting love, about insecurities, social pressure, heartache and love again that spans 12 years. It's about being true to yourself, letting your heart lead the way and discovering the strength of love. Written by Philip Palovcik

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USA

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English

Release Date:

25 February 2017 (Australia) See more »

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Portland, Oregon, USA See more »

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16 : 9
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Popular YouTubers Will Shepard and RJ Aguiar of SHEP689 will make appearances. See more »

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When they first go to take Tim to the hospital, his car is a Ferrari F355. However, when they start driving, the car turns into a 308GTB. Upon returning, the car turns back into an F355. See more »

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A spot in my Top 100 worst movies ever.

SOMETHING LIKE SUMMER- 23% The story is nice, however, everything else related to the movie is absurd. The sound engineering felt like something from a Disney movie. The structure jumped from 5 years to 5 years like it was nothing. the actors did have some potential which the director did not really know how to enlighten. The cinematography is annoying, with shaky cameras in stabilized shots, and camera crane shadows in some unnecessary scenes. The screenplay was rotten cheese. I repeat, the story itself is nice. The idea focuses on sensitive subjects related to love, acceptance, and fate. However, I don't think the director knows the meaning of these three words because he sure did not know how to show it. I did feel it sometimes with the actors which I think could have done so much more if directed correctly. Story wise and execution: 1.05/3.5 Acting: 0.5/2 Camera work: 0.4/2 Sound: 0.3/2 Overall Score: 1.13/5


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