|Grown Up Movie Star|
|Directed by||Adriana Maggs|
|Produced by||Shawn Doyle
Jill Knox Gosse
|Written by||Adriana Maggs|
|Distributed by||Mongrel Media|
|Release date(s)||29 January 2010 Canada|
|Running time||92 minutes|
Grown Up Movie Star is a 2010 Canadian drama film produced by Pope Productions and distributed in Canada by Mongrel Media. Adriana Maggs wrote, directed and co-produced this film. Shawn Doyle, Jill Knox Gosse and Paul Pope are the other co-producers.
Running time is 92 minutes. The soundtrack was written by Eliott Brood. The province of Newfoundland provided over $390,000 (CAD) in funding support. Telefilm Canada provided another $440,000 in funding. The Harold Greenberg Fund and the Canadian Film or Video Tax Credit provided additional budgetary support.
Ray (Shawn Doyle) is a former NHL ice hockey player who is convicted of drug charges. After he comes back to his Newfoundland home, his wife Lillian (Sherry White) leaves to seek fame in Hollywood with another man. Ray is left with his daughters Rose (Julia Kennedy) and Ruby (Tatiana Maslany). He transitions into homosexuality while Ruby copies her mother's pursuit for stardom, pursuing a sexual encounter with Stuart in the process. Stuart is disabled, rendered unable to walk after he was accidentally shot by Ray.