• Hesher (2011)


Release Date: May 13th, 2011

DVD Release Date: September 13th, 2011

R |1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary

An anarchist (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) shakes things up after moving -- uninvited -- into the garage of a troubled youth (Devin Brochu) and the kid's father (Rainn Wilson).

Cast: Natalie Portman, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Rainn Wilson, Devin Brochu, Piper Laurie, Brendan Hill, John Carroll Lynch, Monica Staggs

Director: Spencer Susser

Genres: Drama

Production Co: American Work, Inc., Last Pictures

Keywords: Emotional , Family , Fall , Moving

Ratings & Reviews

  • 60
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

    Too dark for a very broad audience, it will flummox some viewers drawn by its cast but will strike others with its more-than-prickly approach and standoffish humor. show more

  • 40
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Rather than a character rooted in some sort of reality-social, satirical, psychological, take your pick-Hesher is an abstract notion animated by false energy. show more

  • 50
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Hesher has its genuinely affecting scenes, but too much of the time it feels false and shallow. show more

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