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Glade Park Movie Location
"The Lucky Ones"
Formerly "The Return"
Portions of "The Lucky Ones" were filmed on Glade Park, and the Colorado National Momument.
Trailer: Warning - adult content - which prevented it from ever being shown at GPVFD Movies Under the Stars, which is a family friendly venue. It is what it is. It created a little excitement while it was being filmed.
Unfortunately the trailer does not appear to have any obvious footage from Glade Park unless it is this shot showing the timber going through the car. The full length movie was still available on Amazon when I checked.
UPDATE - Oct. 26, '08
October 6, 2008 issue of TIME magazine contains a review of "our" movie, now titled "The Lucky Ones", and it's not good...
UPDATE - Dec. 27, '07 Forum Entry
Thursday, Dec. 27, 07 - Hey Aunt Deb! I was looking over the site again, cause it had been awhile. I was reading about the movie shot on Glade Park and so I looked it up on imdb.com. Anyway the name has been changed to "The Lucky Ones" and is set to be released in December 2008. Just thought I'd pass that along.
June 14, 2007 - Glade Park is once again a movie location! (Does anyone know the year and the name of the first motion picture that was shot on location on Glade Park?) Pipeline Schoolhouse (aka Glade Park Community Services) can add one more purpose to its multi-purpose resume, as base camp for a major movie shoot. "The Return" stars Tim Robbins, Rachel McAdams and Michael Peña.
The roving reporter for glade-park.com went incognito as a curious local, since reporters were being escorted out. They were shooting along the road, just North of the Glade Park Cemetery. State patrol officers were posted on each end, to keep the crowd back. However, as "the wagon train" of cars built up they had to finally let us through. I went through with my camera cocked, and got off a few shots. Then I turned around and came back through from the other direction. That time I got to pause right at the scene they were shooting, at a burgundy colored car. Of course I couldn't get out of the car to take any close-ups, and they were only preparing to shoot. I had to move on before the cameras rolled again. Anyway, here is an inside look at "The Return", with some information about it. I understand they will be shooting here for a couple more days.
A white popcorn-like substance was scattered on the road. When I asked what it was, they said it was salt-based, and was there to create the illusion that is was raining.
This car is the one the main characters are traveling in. This scene was being prepared for a shoot, but I had to move on before the shooting started.
Base camp at Pipeline Schoolhouse (aka Glade Park Community Services Building)