GROWN UP MOVIE STAR

By Adriana MAGGS

WRECKHOUSE PRODUCTIONS INC. - as PROD

Drama - Completed 2012


    • Year of production
    • 2012
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • CANADA
    • Budget
    • 1 - 3 M$
    • Duration
    • 97 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Adriana MAGGS
    • Writer(s)
    • Adriana MAGGS
    • Producer(s)
    • Jill KNOX-GOSSE (WRECKHOUSE)
    • Synopsis
    • Grown Up Movie Star (2012) is a Canadian drama feature written and directed by Adriana Maggs and produced by Paul Pope, Jill Knox-Gosse, Shawn Doyle and Maggs. The film was distributed in Canada by Mongrel Media.Ray is a former ice hockey player who is convicted of drug charges for smuggling drugs following his first game in the NHL. After he comes back to his Newfoundland home, his wife Lillian leaves to seek fame in Hollywood with another man. Ray is left with his daughters, high schooler Ruby and her 11-year-old sister Rose. Ray pursues a homosexual relationship with gym teacher James, while avoiding the advances of Jennifer. After Ruby catches her father with James, she explores her sexuality with newly arrived American student Will, her best friend Laura, and Ray's best friend Stuart. Stuart is a paraplegic, shot in a hunting accident by Ray (causing Ray to import the drugs to help Stuart make money). The drama examines the dynamic of the strained and uncertain relationships of all parties.
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