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Prodigy (2017)

TV-MA | | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller | 13 March 2018 (USA)
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A psychologist engages a dangerous, young genius in a battle of wits -- unaware of the supernatural power the girl possesses, or that her life hangs in the balance.
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Cast

Credited cast:
Richard Neil ... Fonda
Savannah Liles ... Ellie
Jolene Andersen ... Olivia
Emilio Palame ... Birch
David Linski David Linski ... Keaton
Harvey Q. Johnson Harvey Q. Johnson ... Werner
Aral Gribble Aral Gribble ... Ryan
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Avery Barkdull Avery Barkdull ... Young Ellie
Trevor Castillo Trevor Castillo ... Guard
Penelope Figueroa ... Fonda's Daughter
Markus Haskins Markus Haskins ... Guard
Christina Holder Christina Holder ... Ellie's Mother
Alex Matthew Alex Matthew ... Fonda's Wife (as Alexandra Matthew)
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Storyline

Dr. Fonda, an unconventional psychologist, is consulted on the case of a troubled young genius, Ellie. Upon meeting the girl in a high-security facility, under the watchful eyes of a roomful of experts, Fonda is surprised to discover the advanced nature of Ellie's intelligence. However, as their session progresses he uncovers just how desperate and dangerous this situation really is...

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Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller

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Official Sites:

Official Prodigy Website

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 March 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Prodigy See more »

Filming Locations:

Riverside, California, USA

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High Noon California See more »
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Trivia

The entire movie uses only five locations: The interrogation room, the control room, the hallway, Dr Olivia's office and the park in the epilogue. See more »

Goofs

The glass of orange juice is down by half even though Ellie (Savannah Liles) is never shown drinking any of it, nor is any reference made to her having taken a sip. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Olivia: [walking up] Do you always play alone?
Fonda: [playing chess] Challenging yourself can teach you quite a bit about who you are. Plus, I always win.
[swivles the board to play the opposite side]
Olivia: [toppling the king] Or lose.
Fonda: A matter of perspective.
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Alternate Versions

There are two versions of Prodigy. One black and white, one color. See more »

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Creepy Kid Movie
2 September 2018 | by foutainoflifeSee all my reviews

This was a decent movie. It is only an 80 minute movie and I think that took away from it. There didn't seemed to be enough character development. It just seemed to lack some depth. It was low budget and there were times when the acting clearly indicated that but the little girl did an amazing job. There was only one scene where she seemed to lack authenticity. Maybe I'm not the only one who noticed it.

For low budget this was pretty good. Check it out on a day when you aren't doing anything else and it will pass the time.


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