The 24-year-old actor will play one of two brothers abandoned by their father and left to grow up on their own.
According to the official website, Cedars of Lebanon is a bittersweet tale of redemption, the story of Barry Deutchmanâ€™s ride upon the wave of his narcissistic fatherâ€™s abandonment.
Growing up in the San Fernando Valley during the 70â€™s, this latch key kid struggles to thrive and grow where he is plantedâ€¦atop very shallow roots. Forced to take care of his desperate single mother and angry younger brotherâ€¦all while trying to heal his own wounded heartâ€¦he hits one brick wall after another. The story unfolds as Barry matures from boy to man. A self-medicating actorâ€¦with a young wife and kids of his own to nurtureâ€¦he blindly sets off down the universal road of unbroken cycles. The reality portrayed in this cross-generational, character driven drama explores the progression and consequences of dysfunction in one American family. After a compassionate intervention and Barryâ€™s own crisis of faith, he ultimately rises againâ€¦the cycle is broken and selfless love prevails.
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