The Orchard 2016

The Orchard 2016

Released: 2016
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Movie
Director: Kate Twa
Starring: Chris McNally, Morgan Taylor Campbell, Matt Angel, ,
Run time: 103 min
IMDb: 5.5/10
Country: Canada
Views: 79822


Always interested in movies, Max Roth, as a young man, aspired to be a screenwriter, but ended up in the outwardly more cutthroat world of talent agent in Los Angeles. His glitzy city life takes a slight detour when he learns that recently deceased May Sprague, who is more commonly referred to as May Sugar – his maternal aunt who he barely remembers – has left him her small peach orchard in Peachland in the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia. Even his mother, who did not keep in close contact with her sister, doesn’t know why, Peachland where Max has not been since he was a child. Max, who will rely on technology to continue to work, plans to head to the Peachland to prepare the property for sale before he returns to real life as he knows it. Not caring what happens to it, he will take the highest offer which generally means developing the property for a higher use than agriculture. He will find some snags along the way, the biggest being a young woman named Olivia Cunningham – Olive…
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User Reviews: Don’t give up on this film in the first half hour. It seems to be headed toward a very predictable end but it will fool you. It’s a very ‘real life’ story without easy explanations and predictable resolutions. I won’t go into any details of the film but will say that the two lead actors, Matt Angel and Morgan Taylor Campbell give terrific performances of two young people trying hard to find their place in this world. Definitely worth watching.

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