Independent filmmaker Mark Milgard makes his feature debut with the coming-of-age drama Dandelion, filmed on-location in Idaho. TV star Vincent Kartheiser plays Mason Mullich, a quiet sensitive boy living in a small town. His mother, Layla (Mare Winningham), is already overworked when his factory worker father, Luke (Arliss Howard), decides to run for city council. Things change for Mason when he meets Danny Voss (Taryn Manning), a young girl who just moved to town with her mother (Michelle Forbes). Their young love affair is complicated by a family accident. Dandelion premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2004 as part of the American Spectrum program.
- MPAA Rating: Not Rated
- Genre(s): Drama
- Run Time: 94min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 10/07/2005
- DVD Release Date: 04/18/2006
- Distributor(s): Independent Artists
- Themes: First Love
- Tone: Lyrical,Meditative,Poignant,Understated
accident, factory-worker, first-love, small-town
- Country of Origin: USA - Limited (10-07-2005)
- Language: English