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Close Call

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Drama, Action
Release Date:April 16, 2004
Running time:93 minutes
Cast:Annie Lee, Philip Moon, Jeff Fahey, Faleena Hopkins, Angie Lee
Director:Jimmy Lee
Producer:Jeff Fahey, Jimmy Lee
Writer:Jimmy Lee
Distributor:Prime Media Pictures

Web Site: http://www.closecallmovie.com

Description: Close Call is a coming of age awakening heartfelt story about a teenage girl trapped in a downward spiral of promiscuous sex, drugs, alcohol use, and criminality. Brutally honest in its depiction of the damage wrought by the breakdown of the family in contemporary America, Close Call adds another theme to the story: The ever-widening gap between first generation parents and the generation Y children. Close Call focuses on sixteen-year-old Jenny Kim, born and raised in corrupt Los Angeles. Family problems lead to a divorce causing Jenny to suffer from intense feelings of alienation and abandonment. Ignorant of her native culture and unsure of her place in American society, Jenny finds herself vulnerable to the evil influences and temptations surrounding her from friends, raves, boys and other mishaps. While her mother loses control of her, it is her father, David, who reunites with Jenny and leads the teenager to redemption. Never losing his all-consuming love for Jenny, David proves willing to make any sacrifice to save her. It is the intense psychological interplay between father and daughter in two different worlds that forms the heart and soul of Close Call.

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