The Identical (2014)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Inspirational Drama  |   Release Date - Sep 5, 2014 (USA), Mar 25, 2016 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 107 min.  |   Countries - United States  |   MPAA Rating - PG
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Synopsis by Jason Buchanan

One man's passion for music leads him to question his faith and his identity following a shocking revelation about the family past in this musical drama set in the 1950, just as rock 'n' roll began to dominate the airwaves. All Ryan Wade (Blake Rayne) ever wanted was to make music. Ryan's dreams of performing on the stage before thousands of screaming fans are seemingly dashed, however, when his preacher father (Ray Liotta) and devout mother (Ashley Judd) pressure him to join the ministry. Later, with the support of his wife (Erin Cottrell), his best friend (Seth Green), and his manager (Joe Pantoliano), Ryan finds fame as "The Identical" -- a rock-and-roll singer who looks and sounds just like the legendary Drexel Hemsley. Meanwhile, as Ryan's desire to perform his own music begins to overshadow his hunger for the spotlight, a discovery regarding his origins during the Great Depression leads to a spiritual and existential crisis that threatens tragedy for both himself and the popular rocker he earns a living impersonating.

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adoption, music, twins