| Drama, Family
Johnny is an inspirational story about a ten-year-old boy in a foster group home who is dying of leukemia. Even though he has every reason to doubt God, all he does is trust Him. Johnny is ... See full summary »
Director D. David Morin broke the standard prohibition about actors and actresses never looking directly into the lens, explaining (DVD at 18:25) that when shooting film that will be primarily viewed on personal media rather than the big screen, he shoots "tight ... ...
Director D. David Morin points out (DVD at 07:18) that Johnny's red on white Kurt Warner football jersey (02:15 to 06:58) turns into a white on red jersey (at around 4 mins) when he is in Dr. Drew Carter's office waiting for the doctor. David adds that the wardrobe lead (Nancy Terryn) was ill one day (about day 12 on the 15 day shoot) and he didn't notice the change. Apparently, that was the day the white jersey was used because at 31:34 when Johnny and Kayla start out on a bicycle montage and Johnny is in the red jersey, David notes the shot was taken on day one of the shoot when they hired a crane for the sweeping panorama. The only other white jersey shots are during Johnny's first day at school (40:15 to 41:03).
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