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Take Me Out (2018)

Not Your Ordinary Day in the Park.

Director:

Joe Shanks

Writers:

Joe Shanks (story), Joe Shanks
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Credited cast:
Sonya Barnes Sonya Barnes ... Carol Dupree
Angela Davis ... Dee Dee
Idrees Degas ... Farris Dupree
Lindsey Danielle Fackler Lindsey Danielle Fackler ... Sasha
Kristen Lizette Kristen Lizette ... Maxine
Terrence Mardis Terrence Mardis ... Avery Reynolds
Khaled Ridgeway Khaled Ridgeway ... Nate
Joe Shanks Joe Shanks ... Ricky Dupree
Darwin Smith ... Nicholas Dupree
Germaine Smith Germaine Smith ... Marcus Dupree
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Take Me Out is a dramatic, feature film with baseball at its center, about an upper class, black suburban, Chicago family. It will explore marriage, infidelity, education, and teenager relationships. Teenager, Nicholas Dupree, struggles with unwanted pressures of his over possessive father, Farris, while dealing with a sibling rivalry in his brother Ricky. With the help of his mother, Carol, and an old family friend, Mr. Johnson, a former major league baseball player, he finds his path in life. This film will display the major issues and a dramatic analysis of what goes on behind closed doors in the home of what seems to be the perfect all American family.

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Not Your Ordinary Day in the Park

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Drama | Family | Sport

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A story of lofty expectations
18 February 2019 | by alexanderhannoSee all my reviews

Take Me Out is an urban family drama that fans of modern melodrama will surely enjoy. From start to finish, this film is filled with conflict; from a verbally abusive and cheating father, to a son's struggle with lofty expectations, to a mother's plight to choose between what is right and what makes her feel whole. Darwin Smith leads the cast as an empathetic son at the center of it all who flashes moments of nuanced, visual comedy to alleviate some of the thick tension. With a large cast and a host of family problems, there's a character in here for everyone to relate to.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 November 2018 (USA) See more »

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