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Generation Um (2013)

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The world is downtown New York City, present day - from the point of view of a driver for an escort service. John, a quietly sexy withdrawn guy, is finally ageing out of his young, trendy neighborhood, dealing with the beginnings of the next chapter of his life. John's friends are the party girls he works for - Violet, an unstoppable entertainer whose weathered beauty and self-proclaimed wisdom are matched only by her lack of audience; and Mia, the new girl with the dark past, whose traffic-stopping sensuality has brought her nothing but victimization. Both survive on their ability to manipulate men, and don't know how to live any other way. But John, they trust. And through their relationship, all three find a comforting and humorous refuge from the downward spiral of their self-destructive but entertaining lifestyles. The end of another night out for this odd family of circumstance sets the stage for an all too familiar day spent coming to terms with and reveling in the lives they have unintentionally created for themselves. When John impulsively steals a camcorder, he decides to capture the sights, sounds, and senses of New York - or rather, his sights, sounds, and senses. He records nature, people, himself. Today. John's experiment takes a new turn when he pans the camera's attention to his Party Girls. Violet is gung-ho, ready at a moment's notice to become the center of attention before the focus fades away. Mia is less enthused, but finds herself opening up to the promise of a spectator. John's camcorder unravels the girls' lives, as both Violet and Mia find themselves attempting to outdo one another's secrets and opinions.


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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: May 3rd, 2013 (Limited) by Phase 4 Films
Video Release: May 28th, 2013 by Phase 4 Films Video
MPAA Rating: R for strong sexual content, drug use and language.
(Rating bulletin 2264, 3/20/2013)
Running Time: 90 minutes
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Keywords: Prostitution, Mid-Life Crisis, Narcotics, Early / Simultaneous Video on Demand release, One Day
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Voltage Pictures, Company Films
Production Countries: United States


Johnny Orsini    Rick
Jake Hoffman    Rob
Karen Olivo   
Sarita Choudhury    Lily
Daniel Sunjata    Charles

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Mark L. Mann
Producer    Alison Palmer
Producer    Caroline Kaplan
Producer    Lemore Syvan
Executive Producer    Nicolas Chartier
Executive Producer    Cassian Elwes
Executive Producer    Jared Ian Goldman
Executive Producer    Zev Foreman
Director of Photography    Mauricio Rubinstein
Editor    Melody London
Production Designer    Stephanie Carroll
Costume Designer    Abby O'Sullivan
Composer    Fall On Your Sword
Casting    Kerry Barden
Casting    Paul Schnee

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