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Flutter (2014)

Not Rated | | Drama | 4 April 2014 (USA)
With her husband away indefinitely, a young mother struggles to nurture her son in the face of poverty, isolation and incarceration. FLUTTER explores the truest love on earth-the love of a mother and child.

Director:

Eric Hueber

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Tony Franklin Jr. (story) (as Tony Franklin), Eric Hueber (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Lindsay Pulsipher ... JoLynn
Glenn Morshower ... Mark
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Charles Baker ... Lonny
Clem Beard Clem Beard ... Bingo Gentleman
Jon Bonzor ... County Police Officer
Tamera Brown Tamera Brown ... City Police Officer 3
Raymond Estes Raymond Estes ... Bingo Winner
Denton Blane Everett ... Blake
Charles Halford ... Curtis
John Holt Hall John Holt Hall ... City Police Officer 1
James Hampton ... Leon
George Hooker George Hooker ... Bingo Security Guard
Johnathan Huth Jr. Johnathan Huth Jr. ... Johnathan
Marcus Hysmith Marcus Hysmith ... Wes
Kathy Lamkin ... Sylvia
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Johnathan is a nine-year-old boy who loves sea monsters, and his 300 lb. pet pig, named Wee Wee. Unlike most kids, Johnathan has nystagmus, which makes his eyes "flutter." He also suffers from severe narrow angle glaucoma; an acute condition that if untreated can lead to permanent blindness. JoLynn cares for Johnathan alone while her singer/songwriter husband David travels in search of his big break. To treat Johnathan, she grows hydroponic marijuana to relieve the painful intraocular pressure Glaucoma causes. She cooks the marijuana into brownies and feeds them to him in secret. David's parents, Mark and Linda, live nearby and provide for JoLynn and Johnathan as best they can on a fixed income. Linda is highly critical of JoLynn's ability to raise Johnathan. During her son's absence, Johnathan has become more undisciplined than Linda would like. While Mark tries to keep the peace, he is torn between his wife and their daughter-in-law, who he loves deeply. When JoLynn discovers that ... Written by Anonymous

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An unconditional love story.

Genres:

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Certificate:

Not Rated

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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

4 April 2014 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Austin, Texas, USA

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Unconditional love

FLUTTER is a special movie that stays with you. It's about the love that exists between a parent and child and what any parent would do to save them. Eric Hueber is the next great director. He has an eye for talent and focuses on the core of a great movie; where is the soul of the film. The ending of Flutter is similar to other classics like The Graduate or Midnight Cowboy leaving you wanting more.

Flutter is a movie that creeps up on you. You will begin to look at the psychology and dynamics of your own movie. It's a little gem and deserves to get major distribution and to be put out to the masses. This is a real independent film unlike a lot of the Hollywood type. It almost never got made per the filmmakers. Very glad it did and exists now.


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