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American Venus

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81 minutes – Drama
Release date: October 12, 2007
Canadian distributor: TVA Films

American Venus explores the dynamics of a dysfunctional mother-daughter relationship. Jenna Lane (Jane McGregor) is a young woman trying to escape family pressure to become an Olympic athlete and define her own individuality. Her mother, Celia ( Rebecca De Mornay), is a deeply disturbed woman with addictions to bad relationships and handguns. As she attempts to manipulate Jenna and feed her addictions, Celia grows increasingly irrational and ultimately spirals out of control.

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Crew:
Producer:Stephen Hegyes
Shawn Williamson
Director:

Bruce Sweeney

Screenwriter:

Bruce Sweeney

Cinematographer:

David Pelletier

Editor:

Julian Clarke

Composer:

James Jandrisch

Cast:Roles:

Rebecca De Mornay
Jane McGregor
Matt Craven
Nicholas Lea
Agam Darshi
Benjamin Ratner
Vanesa Tomasino
Anna Amoroso
Cam Cronin
Larissa Stadnichuk
D. Harlan Cutshall
Eric Hempsall
Paul Skrudland
Vincent Gale

Celia Lane
Jenna Lane
Bob Lane
Dougie
Ki
Paul the Cabbie
Tracy
Michelle
Counterperson
Woman
American Customs Agent
Cam Lane
Matty