Wish I Was Here (2014)

 ●  English ● 2 hrs

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This is the story of Aidan Bloom, a struggling actor, father and husband, who at 35 is still trying to find his identity; a purpose for his life. He and his wife are barely getting by financially and Aidan passes his time by fantasizing about being the great futuristic Space-Knight he’d always dreamed he’d be as a little kid. When his ailing father can no longer afford to pay for private school for his two kids (ages 5 and 12) and the only available public school is on its last legs, Aidan reluctantly agrees to attempt to home-school them. The result is some funny chaos, until Aidan decides to scrap the traditional academic curriculum and come up with his own. Through teaching them about life his way, Aidan gradually discovers some of the parts of himself he couldn’t find.
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Did you know? Anna Kendrick was set to play Janine, but fell out due to scheduling issues and was replaced by her Twilight Saga cohort Ashley Greene. Read More
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Actor
as Sarah Bloom
as Aidan Bloom
as Rabbi Rosenberg
as Janine
as Attorney
as Dancer
as Theater Patron
as Jesse
Supporting Actor
Supporting Actor
Supporting Actor
Supporting Actor
as Grace
as Gabe Bloom
as Nicole
as Jerry
Supporting Actor
as Tucker
Supporting Actor
as Tybalt

Direction

Director
First Assistant Director
Second Assistant Director

Writers

Story Writer

Camera and Electrical

Director of Photography
Grip
Lighting Technician

Music

Music Director
Music Label
Music Coordinator

Sound

Sound Mixer
Foley Artist
Boom Operator

Art

Production Designer
Set Decorator
Prop Master
Storyboard Artist

Casting

Casting Director

Editorial

First Assistant Editor
Assistant Editor

Makeup and Hair

Makeup Artist

Post Production

Post Production Supervisor

Special Effects

Special Effects Technician

Stunts

Stunt Coordinator

Visual Effects

Visual Effects Coordinator
Digital Compositor

Transportation

Transportation Coordinator
Film Type:
Feature Film
Language:
English
Colour Info:
Color
Sound Mix:
Dolby Digital
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1
Trivia:
Inspired by the success of Veronica Mars' ability to raise funds for the movie by using the website www.kickstarter.com, Zach Braff gave people the opportunity to invest in this movie using the website as well. He was looking to raise $2 million dollars. Depending on the donation, people could get a video diary of the making of the movie, tickets to screenings, and for the highest level of $10,000 a credited part in the movie. The drive started on April 24, 2013, and was to last one month. As of April 30, 2013 the film raised $2,258,710.00 or 112% of the desired goal.

Anna Kendrick was set to play Janine, but fell out due to scheduling issues and was replaced by her Twilight Saga cohort Ashley Greene.