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The Samuel Project (2018)

PG-13 | | Drama | 28 September 2018 (USA)
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Eli, an outcast teen, connects with his isolated grandfather Samuel for the first time, and uncovers his surprising past, when he makes his grandpa the subject of an animated art project for school.

Director:

Marc Fusco

Writers:

Marc Fusco (story), Marc Fusco | 3 more credits »
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3 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Credited cast:
Liza Lapira ... Nadia Akiyama
Hal Linden ... Samuel
Michael B. Silver ... Robert
Ken Davitian ... Vartan
Mateo Arias ... Kasim
Ryan Ochoa ... Eli
Philippe Bowgen ... Mr. Turner
Callie Gilbert ... Young Uma
Robert Ochoa
Catherine Siggins ... Laura
Raye Richards ... Maid
Casey Nicholas Price ... Coroner
Malina Moye ... Violet Leroux
Filippo Duelk ... German Officer
Ken Venzke ... Kevin Merrick
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Eli, an outcast teen, connects with his isolated grandfather Samuel for the first time, and uncovers his surprising past, when he makes his grandpa the subject of an animated art project for school.

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When one man's history becomes ART

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Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, some suggestive comments, and brief language
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The entire film was shot all around San Diego. See more »

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Surprisingly Excellent
16 October 2018 | by bartholomewyaakovSee all my reviews

I'm always up for a movie with Jewish content since I'm a Jew. The characters were well casted and their acting was very entertaining. Hal Linden played Samuel and the grandson, Eli did a class project that encompassed the grandfather's experience in Nazi Germany as a child. He partnered up with a classmate, Kasim and retold the story with Eli's drawing and Kasim's guitar music. There were no lulls or boring parts of the movie. Loved it.


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

28 September 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

San Diego, California, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,087, 30 September 2018

Gross USA:

$161,565

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$161,565
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