94 min | 35mm | Color | 1999 | Comedy
Directed by Lynn Hamrick
San Luis Obispo Film Festival Montage Award: 1998
Cleveland International Film Festival Official Selection: 1999
Santa Barbara International Film Festival: 1998
Taos Talking Picture Festival World Premiere: 1999
In this comedy about children learning to deal with divorce, released theatrically in Europe as Genial! Mes Parents S'Aiment, a fifth grade student (David Berry) gets in a fight with one of his classmates (Jesse Littlejohn), sparking a rivalry between the kids with divorced parents and those whose folks are still together. Robby Seager was nominated for best performance by a young actor age 10 or under in a feature film. Cameo appearances by Christopher Lambert and Loretta Devine. Buy or rent this film on Amazon!
"A savvy comedy...It's part kiddie self-esteem and support group and part: "Lord of the Flies"
— Clevelend International Film Festival
"A rarity, an intelligent thoughtful film told from a child's point of view."
— Taos Talking Picture Festival