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Morris from America
NAME OF FILM: MORRIS FROM AMERICA
DIRECTOR(S): Chad Hartigan
STARRING: Markees Christmas, Craig Robinson, Carla Juri, Lina Keller, Jakub Gierszał, Levin Henning
GENRE: Drama Film
SYNOPSIS: Thirteen-year-old Morris, a hip-hop loving American, moves to Heidelberg, Germany, with his father. In this completely foreign land, he falls in love with a local girl, befriends his German tutor-turned-confidant, and attempts to navigate the unique trials and tribulations of adolescence.
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