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Boston2Philly (2016)

Boston2Philly is a coming-of-age drama following the life of a young Black male from Boston struggling with his identity and his ability to form real relationships after a tragic accident takes the lives of his family.

Director:

Ralph Celestin

Writer:

Ralph Celestin
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Credited cast:
Ed Aristone ... Professor Gerard Balan
Mike Sutton ... Mayor of Philadelphia (as Michael Sutton)
Charles W Harris III Charles W Harris III ... Big Chuck
Shelby Poston ... Emily
Charmar Jeter Charmar Jeter ... Secret Service
Jahmar Hill Jahmar Hill ... Jarette
Melissa Martinelli ... Sharryn
Bessie Amato Bessie Amato ... Bianca
John Murdolo ... Detective
Mia Mendez Mia Mendez ... Carolina 'Philly'
Natalia Jablokov ... Yolette
Jaisha Smalls Jaisha Smalls ... Life Coach
Francis Mancho Francis Mancho ... Bully
Juan G. Sanchez Juan G. Sanchez ... Restaurant Patron
Terron Whitsett Terron Whitsett ... Terrone
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Boston2Philly is a coming-of-age independent drama that chronicles the life of Rome "Boston" Williams (Ralph Celestin), a young Black male from Boston, struggling with his identity and his ability to form real relationships in his new city of Philadelphia after a tragic accident takes the lives of his family. Set on a fictional Philadelphia University campus, Rome encounters Professor Balan (still casting), who challenges his freshmen class (Philly,G,Sharryn) to develop a deeper relationship with their "inner selves," along with connecting on a more personal level with their peers. As an incentive, Balan offers the shocking monetary reward of $50,000, pushing his students to explore their own broken, violent pasts and those of their peers in a way they never thought imaginable. Through an exploration of each other's histories, the group of diverse freshman slowly becomes a cohesive group, initially bonded by the chase of the cash reward, but glued by their shared fears, hopes, and ... Written by Ralph A. Celestin

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Taglines:

Too young to be old, too old to be young.

Genres:

Drama | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 June 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Boston to Philly See more »

Filming Locations:

Boston, Massachusetts, USA See more »

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Budget:

$225,000 (estimated)
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Rise Celestial Studios See more »
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Color
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