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Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 18 min.

Plot Summary
Inspired to follow in the footsteps of camp graduates like Robert Downey Jr., Amy Ryan and Natalie Portman, young performers flock to Stagedoor Manor in the Catskills each summer. Director Alexandra Shiva focuses on five campers who are put the through their paces in a variety of musical, comedic and dramatic exercises. Their training and backgrounds may be different, but Maddy, Nicole, Randi, Robert and Taylor, none of whom have turned 18, each harbor similar dreams of stardom.

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Director: Alexandra Shiva

Genres: Documentary

Stagedoor (2005)

Release Date: May 24th, 2006|1 hr. 18 min.

critic reviews ( 3 )
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  • The problem is, Shiva found so many inspirational moments that she wasn't able to edit them into proper focus. As a result, the movie jumps from scene to scene, too scattered to make a strong connection with anything, or anyone, in particular. show more

  • Naturally there's plenty of adolescent drama both on stage and off, and if the film ultimately feels a little thin, that's also to be expected. show more

  • A sloppy and only mildly engaging documentary. show more

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