Jacob is a narrative film exploring the power of the media, what captures the attention of a nation, and the effects national attention has on the people excluded from it. A young white boy... See full summary »

Director:

Philip Buiser

Writer:

Philip Buiser
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Cast

Credited cast:
Joaquín Maceo Rosa ... Eli Generoso (as Maceo Rosa)
Ethan Stein Ethan Stein ... Jacob Generoso
Justine E. Boyriven Justine E. Boyriven ... Jena
Demetrios Kalkanis Demetrios Kalkanis ... Brodie
Robert G. McKay ... Detective Carson (as Robert McKay)
Duncan Rogers Duncan Rogers ... Bill MacDonough
Samantha J. Phillips ... Cassie MacDonough
David Rodgers David Rodgers ... Carter MacDonough
Erinn Holmes ... Wake Up America host
Andrew Patrick Nelson Andrew Patrick Nelson ... Commissioner Bradenton
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Cynthia Fellowes ... News Reporter
Ellen Halper ... News Reporter (as Ellen Dolan)
Sophia Noelle Kane Sophia Noelle Kane ... Baby Jacob
John Molinelli John Molinelli ... Fisherman #1
Amanda Romeo ... News Reporter
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Jacob is a narrative film exploring the power of the media, what captures the attention of a nation, and the effects national attention has on the people excluded from it. A young white boy from a wealthy family is kidnapped in Oregon, and the media has the entire nation searching for him. Yet Eli, a young minority shunned by the police and the press, is left to search for his missing son Jacob alone. Written by Philip Buiser

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A missing child is a missing child is a missing child is a news story is a missing child.

Genres:

Short | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 September 2007 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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