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Grown Up Movie Star
A damaged family struggles to come to terms with their need for love in this comedy-drama from Canadian writer and director Adriana Maggs. Ray (Shawn Doyle) was a local hero in the small Newfoundland town where he grew up when he earned a spot on a major league hockey team, but after playing just one game he was busted for drugs, and after a stretch behind bars he returned home to an unglamorous career as a small time marijuana dealer. Ray is married to Lillian (Sherry White) and they have two daughters, Ruby (Tatiana Maslany) and Rose (Julia Kennedy), but when Lillian leaves her family behind… More

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"Grown Up Movie Star is an awkward mixture of an emotionally intimate coming-of-age story and contrived serio-comic plotting."
‑ Liam Lacey, Globe and Mail
"It isn't a polished effort, but Maggs delivers a watchable movie thanks to snappy dialogue (also provided by Maggs) and outstanding work from a cast plucked mostly from The Rock."
‑ Linda Barnard, Toronto Star
"Grown Up Movie Star is unruly, tortured, crisis-prone, nervy, melodramatic and just charming enough to make you forgive all of the above. It's like a teenager that way."
‑ Kevin Williamson, Jam! Movies
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