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Anthem of a Teenage Prophet (2018)

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Anthem tells the story of Luke (Monaghan) a teenager who foresees the death of his new best friend Stan (MacNicoll), the most popular guy in school. When this premonition becomes reality, ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Cameron Monaghan ... Luke Hunter
Grayson Gabriel ... Fang
Peyton List ... Faith
Juliette Lewis ... Mary
Aaron Pearl ... Doug
Richard de Klerk ... Lance
Alex MacNicoll ... Stan
Alex McKenna ... Ms. Banks
Patti Allan ... Mrs. Bernoffski
Beau Daniels ... Mr. Bernoffski
Sebastian Greaves ... Paul
Joshua Close ... Mr. Thorp
Jasmine Sky Sarin ... Brandy
Danny Woodburn ... Little Bob
Nels Lennarson ... Hank
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Anthem tells the story of Luke (Monaghan) a teenager who foresees the death of his new best friend Stan (MacNicoll), the most popular guy in school. When this premonition becomes reality, Luke must deal with the trials and tribulations of being dubbed "The Prophet of Death" and being titled a freak by the entire town. It doesn't help that he's fallen in love with Faith (List) who just happens to be Stan's girl or that he's on the outs with his childhood best friend Fang (Grayson Gabriel) or that the premonitions just keep coming - In a story that expertly navigates that often rocky, at times inspiring road to adulthood, Anthem authentically balances the teenage experience of confusion, anxiety and rage with those exceptional moments of clarity, self discovery and human connection. Hormonal, funny, exhilarating and wise, Anthem slyly explores the need to belong, the isolation of youth and the powerful brew of fear truth and noise that plays inside us all. Written by Sepia Films

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On Friday, December 21st, 2018 Deadline reported that Sp Releasing had acquired the rights to distribute the film, with a release date for North America scheduled for Friday, January 11th, 2019. See more »

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Tennage drama, good acting but a bad storyline
13 January 2019 | by MveBffSee all my reviews

When the overall story is weak, actors could only do so much. I liked the message in the end hence 5 stars out of 10.


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