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Christmas season. 1982. A typical Midwestern suburb. Best friends Gary Green and Scottie Pickford, two restless 14-year-olds, while away the few days before Christmas. Gary, a self-described video game nut, pines for his own video game console while Pickford broods over the seventeen year-old neighborhood fox, Janelle Housten. Gary and Scottie will face untold dangers,try to protect their fragile egos, all while hopelessly watching the innocence of Christmases past disappear into the winter sky like old Saint Nick himself.
Director: Duncan Riddell
Writer/Producer: Brett Neveu
Producer: Dule Hill (“Psych,” “The West Wing”), Steven A. Jones, Meghan Schumacher
Cast: Michael Shannon (“Boardwalk Empire,” “Revolutionary Road,” “Take Shelter”) – actor
Music: The Residents
Cinematographer: Peter Baigi
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