Charlie St. Cloud

Life is for living


Charlie St. Cloud
A keen young sailor's life falls apart when his kid brother is killed in a car accident. Five years later, he's taken the job as caretaker at the local cemetery, where he spends the evenings playing catch with his departed brother. Things look up when he meets a pretty young woman, but soon he is faced with a terrible choice: pursue the woman and true love, or remain faithful to the promise he made to his dead brother?

98 minutes.
Mature Accompaniment under 10 (Language).
Drama, Fantasy, Romance.

Showtimes

I see dead losers.
I see dead losers.

Credits

Cast
Zac Efron, Charlie Tahan, Amanda Crew, Augustus Prew, Donal Logue, Kim Basinger, Ray Liotta
Director
Burr Steers
ScreenplayCraig Pearce, Lewis Colick, from the novel by Ben Sherwood
MusicRolfe Kent
CinematographyEnrique Chediak
EditingPadriac McKinley
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS
Made in2010
Produced byUniversal Pictures, Relativity Media, Marc Platt Productions, Charlie Film Productions

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama, romance
LanguageMild to moderate, ocasional, in context. Overall effect is mild
NudityNone
SexBrief scene of kissing and discreetly implied sex, low impact.
ViolenceMild violence, occasional, mild accidental blood
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseBrief infrequent alcohol consumption in context
CommentsNone
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ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
4
Violence
3
Blood / Gore / Gross
4
Guns / Weapons
1
Profanity
3
Alcohol / Drugs
4
Smoking
0
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
4
Imitative Behaviour
4
Frightening / Tense Scenes
3
Jump Scenes
3
Tense Family Scenes
5
Music (Scary/Tense)
3
Music (Inappropriate)
0
Topics to talk about
4


Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Theresa Smith quote iconIt's all so maudlin and melodramatic ... and boring
5
Die Burger
Laetitia Pople quote iconVoorprent is ál wat jy van tranedal moet sien
5
Cape Times
Kirk Honeycutt quote iconCloud and heavy weather
1
Box Office
Vadim Rizov quote iconZac Efron finds love, ghosts and half-success in goopy but understated romance
8
eye Weekly
Rob Duffy quote iconAfter 98 painful minutes, one is left pining for Efron’s carefree high-school days. Perhaps his agent feels the same way.
1
ScreenIt
T. Durgin quote iconThe story made me feel and reminded me of some of the losses I've suffered in my life.
12
Metacritic.com
30 critics
7
Rottentomatoes critics
116 critics
9
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconZac Efron gives it his all, but Charlie St. Cloud is too shallow and cloying to offer much more than eye candy for his fans.
6

What the People say

Internet
1976 Netizens quote iconThe epitome of a Lifetime movie
10

Average .. 32%

6

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