For The Love Of Benji starring Patsy Garrett, Ed Nelson, Cynthia Smith
Benji is dognapped while with his owners in Greece.
In 1984, 17-year-old Ben Wilson was a symbol of everything promising about Chicago: a sweet-natured youngster from the city's fabled South Side, and America's top high school basketball prospect. Nicknamed 'Magic Johnson with a jump shot,' Wilson's natural talents and drive assured his best years were yet to come. Then, in November of his senior year, the career of this exceptional youngster was abruptly and tragically cut short. Ben's grim fate sent ripples of horror through the city and the country.
Best known for their visionary music videos for such superstars as Kanye West and Mos Def, filmmakers Coodie and Chike bring viceral sophistication to a narrative that feels as raw today as it did 28 years ago. Told through awe-inspiring footage of his high school glory days along with candid interviews with teammates, coaches, family, and friends, Benji is a stirring portrait of a phenom admired both on the court and off.
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Benji's family is en route to a vacation in Greece when a fellow passenger borrows Benji just long enough to tattoo a mysterious message on his paw.Separated from the family in Athens, Benji finds himself on the run from an assortment of spies.
An OSCAR Nominee for the hit song "Benji's Theme (I Feel Love)," writer-director Joe Camp's Original canine classic remains one of the best loved family films after thirty years. This tail-wagging tale begins as Benji visits his pals Cindy (Cynthia Smith) and Paul (Allen Fiuzat), whose father, Paul Chapman (Peter Breck), won't let them give the mutt a home. But the shaggy stray changes his mind by saving the day when Mitch (Mark Slade) and his reluctant partners (Christopher Connelly, Tom Lester, Deborah Walley) Kidnap the kids. "Benji's uncanny ability to project emotions definitely makes him the Laurence Olivier of the animal world," raved The New York Daily News; now he's back for a new generation!
Benji's family is en route to a vacation in Greece when a fellow passenger "borrows" Benji just long enough to tattoo a mysterious message on his paw. Separated from the family in Athens, Benji finds himself on the run from an assortment of spies.
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