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"At the very end of the movie is when all of it rushed and hit me right in the heart, and I was like, 'Oh my gosh. We did this. It happened, and it's real,'" Nate says.
By the time it was over, Denzel Whitaker says he was feeling emotional—and impressed by his co-stars' performances. "I called up Nate and I was like, 'Nate, you did a great job! You guys did great! What a performance!' I was pumped by the end of the movie. I was very inspired. I was overwhelmed with emotions," Denzel says. "I was like, 'Jurnee, you did an amazing job!' We hadn't seen each other for a while, so we were all giddy. I called myself a little school girl, just getting all giddy."