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Geography Club (2013)

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At Goodkind High School, a group of students with varying sexual orientations form an after-school club as a discreet way to share their feelings and experiences.

Director:

Gary Entin

Writers:

Edmund Entin (screenplay), Brent Hartinger (novel)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Cameron Deane Stewart ... Russell Middlebrook
Justin Deeley ... Kevin Land
Meaghan Martin ... Trish
Wesley Eure ... Mr. Kaplan
Andrew Lewis Caldwell ... Gunnar (as Andrew Caldwell)
Ally Maki ... Min
Teo Olivares Teo Olivares ... Brian Bund
Allie Gonino ... Kimberly
Jake DuPree Jake DuPree ... Fey Young Man
Edward Hong ... Skins Team Member #1
Troy Hatt ... Skins Team Member #2
Dexter Darden ... Jared Sharp
Grant Harvey ... Nolan Lockwood
Ana Gasteyer ... Mrs. Toles
Alex Newell ... Ike
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"GEOGRAPHY CLUB" is based on Brent Hartinger's best-selling critically acclaimed novel: "What am I looking for?" asks 16-year old Russell Middlebrook of himself as he heads off on his newest adventure. Russell is still going on dates with girls, while Kevin will do anything to prevent his football teammates from finding out what he is concealing, Min and Terese tell everyone they're really just good friends, and Ike can't figure out who he is or what he wants to be. But the truth is too hard to hide - at least from each other - so they form the Geography Club. Nobody else will discover the truth about them as no other students in their right minds would ever join a club that sounds so boring. Their secrets will be safe from classmates. But are they? "Geography Club" is a smart, fast, moving and funny account of contemporary teenagers as they discover their own sexual identities, dreams and values and not merely live out their parents' desires and ambitions. Russell, Kevin, Min, Terese... Written by Edmund Entin

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They formed a club they thought nobody would join...

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Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for thematic material involving sexuality and bullying, sexual content including references, language, and teen drinking | See all certifications »
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Gunnar: Uh, how am "I" the mom?
Russell: Um... 'cause you have man-boobs, Gunnar. Isn't that obvious?
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Connections

Followed by The Thing I Didn't Know I Didn't Know (2015) See more »

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High Steppin
Written and performed by Ed Smith
Courtesy of Black Toast Music
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Not too bad
4 March 2020 | by gja822See all my reviews

The film is shallow. Sometimes you cannot believe the plot or characters. I liked the cinematography and music though. And closing credits are made quite nice :)

The main character is underplayed. Well, I mean the actor (Cameron Deane Stewart) did not cope portraying the character. And the film's script did not help in that. I do not see him really struggling for anything. On the other hand, Justin Deeley was more emotional while also not showing his difficulties (or the reasons for the actions). And I've not seen a "chemistry" between the two. Kevin is a great buddy to Russell, but not a boyfriend. Maybe Teo Olivares acting stands out a bit, it was really good (although his character is undeveloped also).

Quite popular successful teenager as Russell (science - O.K., sports - could be a star, girls - several at a time willing to be with him)? Only his problem may be in not having many friends. And Kevin... So kind, almost pithless and team's leader? It's not a comedy nor a drama. I see no character to identify with in this movie. I even see no conflict. Well, some decisions have to be made, but that's all.


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

5 February 2014 (Philippines) See more »

Also Known As:

Clube de Geografia See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Budget:

$6,400,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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