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The Miseducation of Cameron Post (2018)

Not Rated | | Drama | 18 July 2018 (France)
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In 1993, a teenage girl is forced into a gay conversion therapy center by her conservative guardians.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chloë Grace Moretz ... Cameron
Steven Hauck ... Pastor Crawford
Quinn Shephard ... Coley
Kerry Butler ... Ruth
Dalton Harrod ... Jamie
McCabe Slye ... Brett
Dale Soules ... Grandma
Sasha Lane ... Jane
John Gallagher Jr. ... Reverend Rick
Emily Skeggs ... Erin
Marin Ireland ... Bethany
Forrest Goodluck ... Adam
Melanie Ehrlich ... Helen
Owen Campbell ... Mark
Christopher Dylan White ... Dane
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In 1993, a teenage girl is forced into a gay conversion therapy center by her conservative guardians.

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Language:

English

Release Date:

18 July 2018 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

The Miseducation of Cameron Post See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$48,638, 5 August 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$904,703, 30 September 2018
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This is the second indie film in which actor John Gallagher Jr. plays a character who operates a facility for troubled youth. The first was in Short Term 12 (2013), where Gallagher's character ran a group home for troubled teenagers with his girlfriend played by Brie Larson. In 'The Miseducation of Cameron Post' however, he runs a gay conversion therapy center for teenagers with his sister played by Jennifer Ehle. See more »

Quotes

Cameron: I don't think of myself as a homosexual. I really don't think of myself as anything.
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Features Desert Hearts (1985) See more »

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Your Love Rolled Over Me
Written by Timothy Blixseth
Performed by Timothy
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By Arrangement with Bank Robber Music
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More than about sexual orientation
13 September 2018 | by anandshaktiSee all my reviews

I am a 71 year old heterosexual woman and I loved it. It left me with a large lump in my throat so I went home to see what it was about. And big surprise it took me back to my high school years when I felt so frustrated, bored, trapped by the stupidity of what I was spending my days doing. Taking tests on regurgitated information that didn't interest me at all. I just cried the lump out that was a ball of similar feelings to the ones portrayed in the movie. This was outwardly worse and very poignant and it makes me understand why so many kids today are lost and angry. They are right to be angry. Who is caring for who they are- not who everyone wants them to be?

Thanks for your courageous movie. I think almost anyone could get something out of it.


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