Smile (2005 film)

Smile is a 2005 drama film written and directed by Jeffrey Kramer.

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Movie poster for Smile
Directed byJeffrey Kramer
Produced byKern Konwiser, Kip Konwiser
Written byJeffrey Kramer
StarringSean Astin
Mika Boorem
Yi Ding
Beau Bridges
Linda Hamilton
Luoyong Wang
Music byNeil Giraldo
CinematographyEdward J. Pei
Edited byMaysie Hoy
Distributed byFreestyle Releasing, Feature Films For Families
Release date
April 8, 2005
Running time
107 min
CountryUnited States


Katie and Lin are born on the same day but into difference lifestyles: one in Malibu, California to a nuclear family that has to learn how to handle a growing teenager and the other into a single parent family with a teenager who was born with a facial deformity and suffers in isolationism.

Katie learns of a program, "Doctor's Gift", that provide world-wide, medical assistance to those in need. She learns about Lin.

Katie joins the program on one of its trips to China. Katie undergoes an attitude change while in China and on her own embarks to find Lin.

Lin's father, Daniel, brings Katie and Lin together. Lin is convinced to undergo surgery for her facial deformity. She is able to smile.

They both develop beyond the insularity of their particular world.

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