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Skateland

Rating:PG-13 (for violence, some sexuality, language, substance abuse and smoking - involving teens)
Genre:Drama
Release Date:May 13, 2011
Running time:85 minutes
Cast:Shiloh Fernandez, Ashley Greene, Heath Freeman, Brett Cullen, Taylor Handley
Director:Anthony Burns
Writer:Anthony Burns, Brandon Freeman
Distributor:Freestyle Releasing

Description: Set against the landscape of upstart malls, Jordache jeans and iconic hang outs, "Skateland" is as much a story about embracing who you are as it is about moving on. The personal drama marks the poignant transition of a group of high school friends into adulthood. Set in the early 1980s, in small town Texas, it is genuine, touching and candid snapshot of the lives of a close-knit group of friends who are confronted with the realities of the precarious world around them. The film revolves around a charismatic young skating rink manager named Ritchie Wheeler, brother and sister Brent and Michelle Burkham and the legendary, wise-cracking, Kenny Crawford as their dreams and carefree lives start to fade into an uncertain future.

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