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R| 1 hr. 47 min.

Plot Summary
With his mother dead and his father, Marty (Bruce Altman), busy at work, Howie (Paul Franklin Dano) feels adrift in his New York suburb. He and his friend Gary (Billy Kay) spend their time burglarizing their neighbors' homes -- until they make the mistake of robbing the house of Big John (Brian Cox), a macho former Marine who is also an unrepentant pedophile. He propositions Howie, who declines, but the two eventually develop an unlikely and dangerous friendship.

Cast: Brian Cox , Paul Franklin Dano , Billy Kay , Bruce Altman , James Costa , Tony Donnelly , Walter Masterson , Marcia DeBonis

Director: Michael Cuesta

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Lot 47 Films

L.I.E. (2001)

Release Date: September 7th, 2001|1 hr. 47 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 90
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    It's a powerful and provocative achievement from a first-time filmmaker of enormous promise. show more

  • 50
    Edward Guthmann San Francisco Chronicle

    A provocative, upsetting film. show more

  • 75
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    A disturbing and provocative study of adolescence and isolation. show more

  • July 31, 2011 derfsirref
    Report This User

    real picture of disturbed youth and its challenges.

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