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The Open Door (2017)

Sam and the life he shares changes the attitude of his family, friends and community toward those with special needs.

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Credited cast:
William Aird ... Gang Member 2
Curt Backlund ... Usher
William Beglinger ... Officer Bill
Kelsey Danke ... Event Waitress
Nancy Ferdyn ... Perfume Lady
... Jogger
Megan Ann Jacobs ... Madison
Michael Jeske ... Sam
Eric Mohr ... Young Sam
Brittany Peterson ... News Reporter
Bethany Provan ... Young Madison
Simon Jon Provan ... Pastor Bridges
Rick Richter ... Pastor James
David Rupprecht ... Roy (as David Ruprecht)
Laura Simonson ... Diner / Event Waitress
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Sam (Michael Jeske), is a young man who has special needs. He lives with his mother (Kelly Zierath.) Several years earlier, his sister Madison (Megan Ann Jacobs) left home to find a life for herself as an artist in Door County, Wisconsin. One day, when Madison arrives at her place of work, the Palmer Art Gallery, she learns that her mother has died. This news immediately changes both Madison's and Sam's lives. After their mother's funeral Sam comes to live with Madison. She rents the top floor of an old farm house from Roy Harrison (David Ruprecht.) Roy is a senior citizen set in his ways. He has little time for his peculiar tenant and her brother. A series of circumstances brings Roy and Sam closer together. Sam also realizes that his sister too may have special needs. As Sam says, "Some people's needs are on the outside for everyone to see. While others keep them on the inside hidden from view." Sam's passion is shoes. He knows everything about them. He is inspired to hold a shoe ... Written by Steven F. Zambo

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A door will be open for you that no one can shut.

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The mugging scene was filmed in the alley behind Waukesha Civic Theatre, which is listed on Wisconsin's State Registry of Historic Places. See more »

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Going to be a classic!!!!
6 March 2018 | by See all my reviews

Very well thought out on a very emotional topic!!!! The acting and directing are exceptional. Mr. Dave Rupprecht delivers a riveting performance!!! Soon to be a classic!!!


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