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Foreign Letters (2012)

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Synopsis

Ellie, a 12-year-old immigrant girl from Israel, is lonely and homesick. Life brightens when she meets Thuy, a Vietnamese refugee her age. Trust slowl builds as the two teach each other about life in America. As Ellie and Thuy become inseparable, they eventually hurt and betray each other. Ellie must give up her most prized possession, in order to save their friendship. Foreign Letters is a story about prejudice, poverty shame, and the power of friendship to heal us.

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Production Budget:$40,000
Domestic Releases: March 31st, 2012 (Limited) by Film Movement
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 100 minutes
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Keywords: Coming of Age, Immigration, Culture Clash, Refugee
Source:Based on Short Film
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Countries: United States

Leading Cast

   Ellie
   Thuy

Supporting Cast

Daniel Bahr    Elli's Brother
Laura Camien    Teacher
Jade Gurman-Chan    Thuy's "ABC'S" Sister

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Production and Technical Credits

Ela Thier    Screenwriter
   Director
Milton Kam    Cinematographer
Ela Thier    Producer
Inna Braude    Producer
Brant Kantor    Producer
Evan Gluck    Executive Producer
Terry Leonard    Executive Producer
Nick Bizzell    Co-Executive Producer
Lauren Palmer    Make-up and Hair Designer
Kama Royz    Costume Designer
Virginia Hastings    Art Director
Rob Schwimmer    Composer
Tom Soper    Production Designer
Johanna Budzilowicz    Line Producer
Eve McKnight    Line Producer
Eve Cuyen    Sound Designer
Ben Insler    Editor

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