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Play the Flute (2019)

Faced with an indifferent youth group, a new youth Pastor (Brett Varvel) tries to motivate his students to read God's Word and get serious about their faith.


Rich Christiano


Rich Christiano




Cast overview, first billed only:
Brett Varvel ... Brandon Cobb
Sean Ormond ... Squirrel
Kennedy Tucker ... Natalie
Ken Ivy Ken Ivy ... Teddy
Alix Lane ... Shannon (as Alix Schwartz)
Clint Howard ... Mr. Webber
Loretta Swit ... Mrs. Kincaid
Fred Grandy ... Pastor Lawrence
Kylie Brown ... Marcy
Terri Conn Terri Conn ... Lisa Cobb
Alex Haydon ... Donnie
Rob Deas ... Pastor Michaels
Clara Harris ... Shannon's Mom
Rhonda Roscoe ... Marcy's Mom
Pamela Daly ... Cashier
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Faced with an indifferent youth group, a new youth Pastor (Brett Varvel) tries to motivate his students to read God's Word and get serious about their faith.

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Intentional and engaging
1 March 2020 | by jcubmailSee all my reviews

Play the Flute is less intending to entertain as challenge the viewer. It is well written, well paced and well developed. In general the main character is designed to be modeled rather than be relatable, but the everyday struggles faced by the teenagers are where the relatability can be found. I, as a general rule prefer that strong, selfless lead character (ex Captain America) over the troubled, relatable heroes that find redemption in their own strength (ex Iron Man), because such redemption is based on a lie. God is glorified through Play the Flute first and foremost, and it is refreshing to find people investing in movies that have more of a purpose than to make a quick buck. I highly recommend this movie for teens and adults and caution for younger kids based on the content of the films main conflict. It was handled very tastefully but inquisitive young minds will likely be asking questions trying to delve into conversations you may not have wanted to discuss yet.

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