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Girlfriend (2011)

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Evan is a young man with Down Syndrome who lives with his mother in a poor, working-class town hit hard by the recent economic recession. When he unexpectedly comes into a large amount of money, Evan uses it to romantically pursue Candy, a girl from town whom he has loved since high school. Candy, now a barely-employed single mom, is facing financial debt, possible eviction, and the inability to rid herself of Russ, her abusive and volatile ex-boyfriend. In no position to turn down Evan’s offers of financial support, Candy hesitantly accepts his gifts, which causes the pair to enter a complicated emotional entanglement. When Russ catches on to Candy and Evan’s relationship, all three of them become intertwined in a complex triangle of secrets, jealousy and revenge. Despite his many hardships and the seeming impossibility of Candy being able to return his love, Evan struggles to remain a resilient, pure embodiment of human compassion.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: July 15th, 2011 (Limited) by Paradigm
Video Release: August 7th, 2012 by Strand Home
Running Time: 94 minutes
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Keywords: Mental Illness, Romance, Relationships Gone Wrong, Inheritance
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Make It So Entertainment, Wayne/Lauren Film Co., PatchMo Entertainment
Production Countries: United States


Jackson Rathbone    Russ
Amanda Plummer    Celeste

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Justin Lerner
Producer    Justin Lerner
Producer    Jerad Anderson
Producer    Kristina Lauren Anderson
Executive Producer    Shaun O'Banion
Executive Producer    Jason Olivier
Executive Producer    Sarah Steinberg Heller
Executive Producer    Patch Mackenzie
Executive Producer    Jackson Rathbone

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