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Image and video hosting by TinyPic Cast: Doug Jones, Catherine Hicks, Allison Scagliotti, Don Stark, Katlyn Carlson, Steven Yeun, David Fultz, Keith Lipke, Kirsten Smith, Levi Holloway

Director: Morgan Mead

Genre: Comedy/Drama

Year: 2010

Rating: NR

When his daily door-to-door routine brings middle-aged book salesman Jerry Arthur face-to-face with a group of young punk rockers, he's confronted with the fact that his own life is still ripe with possibilities. But his budding friendship with the group's feisty leader also helps him feel more connected to his own estranged daughter, whom he hasn't seen in years.

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When I sat down to watch this I thought I was a going to see just another comedy like so many others out there but what I didn't expect to see was a story about a man that has reached a point in his life when he just needs a change, he is also regretting never seeing his estranged daughter. So sure the film has it's funny moments but it also a drama that deals with issues familiar to all of us and it does it in a realistic way. The film starts off like any other comedy in terms of story which provides some nice laughs but after Jerry meets Jordan his outlook on life begins to change and even though their age difference keeps them from becoming fully romantic their friendship becomes one that changes them both forever. There is so many good things about this film I don't even know where to start, the production values are top-notch, everything from the camera work to the lighting is excellent. The story is believable and the decisions made by the characters in the film are realistic which makes it easy for the audience to care for these lost souls and wish the best for them. The cast here is another reason the film is so good, Katlyn Carlson is terrific as Jerry's new friend and Allison Scagliotti is amazing as his daughter, she brings all the right emotions to her role. The two leading ladies are indeed terrific in the film but I felt it was Doug Jones, who plays Jerry that stole the show. Many might know him from "Pan's Labyrinth", "Hell Boy" and the most recent "Carnies". Doug is a terrific actor but he has never been better here, he handles the dramatic scenes between him and his daughter with ease and he also handles the more comedic scenes with both class and charm, this man can do it all, he is simply an amazing actor. Lets also give credit to Director, Morgan Mead , he does an amzing job at deliver not only a funny film but an emotional one as well.

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"My Name is Jerry" is a funny yet tender film about a father who is looking for something meaningful in his life and the most important thing is reconnecting with his daughter. Chalk full of emotions I just loved everything about this movie, the film will have you laughing, crying, feeling sad and in the end just plain smiling with hope of a bright future for these characters. There hasn't been a film like this in some time where I quickly became invested in the characters and cared for them this much. A film both men and women are sure to enjoy, I highly recommend picking this Indie gem up, you will be glad you did. The DVD comes with Special Features that include:

Cast Interviews: Doug Jones, Allison Scagliotti, Don Stark, & Katlyn Carlson

Crew Interviews: morgan mead (director), nathan wilson (director of photography), rick digiallonardo (music supervisor), Michael Bricker (production designer) & Rodger Smith (producer)

Behind The Scenes

You can order the DVD HERE.

Released by Osiris Entertainment

***** Out Of *****