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Jamie Marks Is Dead (2014)

Not Rated | | Drama | 19 January 2014 (USA)
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In a wintry small town, the body of a teenager named Jamie Marks is found by the river. Adam, the star of his cross-country team, becomes fascinated with Jamie-a boy nobody really knew or ... See full summary »

Director:

Carter Smith

Writers:

Christopher Barzak (novel), Carter Smith (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Morgan Saylor ... Gracie Highsmith
Noah Silver ... Jamie Marks
Cameron Monaghan ... Adam McCormick
Brett DelBuono ... Matt Hardin
Fred Tolliver Jr. ... Fred
Ronen Rubinstein ... Ronnie
Ryan Munzert ... Aaron McCormick
Connor Antico Connor Antico ... Ed
Adrian Enscoe ... Larry
Andrew Polk ... Mr. Motes
Lizzy DeClement ... Elizabeth Simms
Liv Tyler ... Linda McCormick
Judy Greer ... Lucy Hall
Jordyn DiNatale ... Chloe
Erin Wilhelmi ... Susan
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In a wintry small town, the body of a teenager named Jamie Marks is found by the river. Adam, the star of his cross-country team, becomes fascinated with Jamie-a boy nobody really knew or interacted with, except occasionally to bully him. When Jamie's ghost begins to appear both to Adam and Gracie, the classmate who discovered the body, Adam is caught between two worlds. He has a budding romance with Gracie, but he also feels a deep connection to Jamie, who brings him closer to the world of the undead. Written by Sundance Film Festival

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How far would you go to be remembered?

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 January 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Jamie Marks Está Morto See more »

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Budget:

$2,200,000 (estimated)
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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The Grey Ship
Written by Erika M. Anderson
Performed by EMA
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An inspiring story. Underrated
16 December 2014 | by nixon-guzmanSee all my reviews

This is truly an inspiring story about something more than just being a teenage and how hard can it be for some people. It teaches us that we can find a true friend in the most unlikely of places, that that friend can be someone we never expected. Maybe, if we go deeper, this could be a way to tell us to not waist our time waiting for the right moment, because that moment is now, at every hour, at every minute, at every second.

It's not really a horror movie, but a sad coming-of-age one, with a fantastic and touching storyline, well-played characters and a peaceful soundtrack that makes it slow sometimes but never boring.


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