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The Sabbatical (2015)

R | | Comedy | 16 March 2016 (USA)
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James Pittman is a burnt-out photography professor who goes on sabbatical and straight into a mid-life crisis. A young artist named Lucy comes into his life and he tries desperately to recapture the lost spirit of his youth.

Director:

Brian Stockton

Writers:

Brian Stockton (screenplay), Matthew Yim (story) | 3 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
James Whittingham James Whittingham ... James Pittman
Laura Abramsen ... Lucy
Bernadette Mullen Bernadette Mullen ... Jillian (as Bernadette Mullen Green)
Mike Gill ... Shane
Trevor Aikman Trevor Aikman ... Trevor Scott
Ken Wilson Ken Wilson ... Dean Vernon
Paul Crépeau Paul Crépeau ... Malcolm Anders (as Paul G. Crepeau)
Candy Fox Candy Fox ... Penelope (as Candace Fox)
Kevin Allardyce Kevin Allardyce ... The Doctor
Jennifer Sparrowhawk Jennifer Sparrowhawk ... Nurse
Kate Abramsen Kate Abramsen ... Kate Henderson
Robin Schlaht Robin Schlaht ... Shane's Dad
Alyssa Campbell Alyssa Campbell ... Shane's Mom
Bronwyn Angley Bronwyn Angley ... Woman in the Park
Emily Berntson Emily Berntson ... Student
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Storyline

When a university professor (James Whittingham) is forced to produce a new photography book on his year off, he finds he's no longer the hot-shot artist he once was. His workaholic wife (Bernadette Mullen) is nowhere to be found and his best friend is busy leading a family life. Alone and desperate, he befriends a young artist (Laura Abramsen) who turns his world upside down. A mid-life crisis ensues.

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A mid-life comedy

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Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, some sexual references and brief drug use

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The character Dean Vernon (played by Ken Wilson) is a nod to actor John Vernon who played Dean Wormer in the 1978 film Animal House. Vernon was born just outside Regina, Canada, the city where The Sabbatical was filmed. See more »

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Lick Your Wounds
Written by Andy Shauf
Performed by Andy Shauf
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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 March 2016 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada

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Budget:

CAD125,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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