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Guarding Eddy

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Drama
Release Date:October 28, 2005
Running time:96 minutes
Cast:Brian Presley, Kiko Ellsworth, Anna Maria Horsford, Lee Garlington, John Homa
Director:Scott McKinsey
Producer:Brian Presley
Writer:Paul Davidson, Brian Presley
Distributor:Innovation Film Group

Description: Eddy is an 18-year-old, developmentally handicapped young man who runs away to Los Angeles to pursue his dream of playing professional basketball for the Clippers. Hungry and alone, he ends up in a homeless shelter, where the center's director, Carol, introduces him to his new Big Brother, Mike, a young African-American basketball player. Mike has missed his shot to play NBA basketball due to a knee injury. Although Mike is at the shelter to perform mandatory community service, his relationship with Eddy quickly turns from duty to friendship, and Eddy teaches Mike a profound life lesson about never letting go of your dreams.

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