American Son

  |  Buy to Own: 22/02/2010
  |  Watch Now: 09/04/2010
  |  81 min
Rated 15 by the BBFC
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Neil Abramson directs this indie drama following a young American soldier as he confronts life's complexities during his Thanksgiving leave. Having completed his basic training as a private in the United States Marine Corps, 19-year-old Mike Holland (Nick Cannon) returns home to California to catch up with his family and friends before being shipped out to Iraq. Over a four-day period he begins a relationship with a young woman he meets on the bus, Cristina (Melonie Diaz), sees his estranged father (Chi McBride) for the first time in years, and has a chance encounter with a disabled soldier recently back from Iraq (Jay Hernandez). Meanwhile, he struggles to reconnect with his best friend Jake (Matt O'Leary), mother Donna (April Grace) and new stepfather Dale (Tom Sizemore).

Contains strong language, violence and sexualised nudity
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