Monday, October 7, 2013

Saved!



2004 American Feature

Cast: Jena Malone, Mandy Moore, Macaulay Culkin, Patrick Fugit, Heather Matarazzo, Eva Amurri Martino, Chad Faust, Elizabeth Thai, Martin Donovan and Mary-Louise Parker
Director: Brian Dannelly
Writers: Brian Dannelly and Michael Urban

Synopsis:
Good Christian high school senior Mary offers up her virginity to her gay boyfriend to "save" him, but when she ends up pregnant, she is ostracized by the popular kids yet finds kinship with the school's misfits.

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Ratings:
  • Internet Movie Database: 6.8/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes - Critics: 61% / Audience: 74%
  • Metacritic - Critics: 62% / Audience: 7.6%
  • OMG rating: 6/10

Buy/Rent:
  • DVD: Available



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Awards:
  • GLAAD Media Award nomination for Outstanding Film - Wide Release.

Notes/Trivia:
  • Based on director/co-writer Brian Dannelly's experiences attending a Baptist high school in Baltimore.
  • Co-produced by R.E.M. singer Michael Stipe.
  • Casting Call: Anne Hathaway.
  • Valerie Bertinelli makes a cameo appearance as herself.
  • The gay porn magazine that Dean hides under his mattress features Chris Steele on the cover.
  • A stage musical version of Saved! opened Off-Broadway in 2008.

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