GenresComedy, Drama WriterLaura Lee Bahr LanguageEnglish
Release date2003 (2003) CastRegan Forman, Laura Lee Bahr, Amy Dawn Anderson, Curtis Bentham, Jay Brown, Martin Criss, Amy Durham
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Jesus Freak is a 2003 American micro-budget drama directed by Morgan Nichols. It stars Laura Lee Bahr, Regan Forman, Pete Kuzov, and Oded Gross, and tells the story of a teenage girl who, while struggling to find her identity in her small-minded town, brings home a man who is either her savior, a migrant Mexican, or both. The film was shot on location in Portales, New Mexico, where screenwriter and star Laura Lee Bahr grew up.
Jesus Freak won the Best Southwest Award at the Santa Fe Film Festival.
Jesus Freak was a "sleeper hit" at the first Tallgrass Film Festival.
Susanna Ulrich of the Los Angeles Film Festival said of Jesus Freak: "By turns wistful, poignant and offbeat, the debut feature from director Morgan Nichols ultimately captures the confusion of adolescence with a rare, touching grace." Variety said "There's a Claire Danes quality to Bahr's gentle, nuanced performance that solidly anchors the film."