Film # 12 of the "Scavenger Hunt # 11" Challenge
Task # 5: A film that features parent and child actors
“The Great Buck Howard” in a nutshell: Troy dropped out of law school, because he wasn’t happy with his life. He wants to become a writer, but he does have to make money too. He takes a job as road manager for the washed up illusionist Buck Howard.
The story is loosely based on director Sean McGinley’s life as a road manager for “The Amazing Kreskin”, a mentalist whose performance was a bit ‘lame’, but had one effect that to the day no one knows how he did it. That is the mystery that Troy sees in…