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Release Date: May 21st, 2010

DVD Release Date: October 19th, 2010

R|1 hr 29 min

Plot Summary
A Jewish youth (Jesse Eisenberg) risks being ostracized from his religious community when he becomes a drug mule for his best friend's older brother.

Cast: Jesse Eisenberg, Justin Bartha, Ari Graynor, Danny A. Abeckaser, Mark Ivanir, Elizabeth Marvel, Jason Fuchs, Q-Tip

Director: Kevin Asch

Genres: Crime drama

Distributors: First Independent Pictures

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Holy Rollers squanders a fascinating premise with predictable execution. show more

  • The screenplay, by Antonio Macia, is earnest and unsurprising--not a good combination--and neither the director nor the star quite knows what to make of the quirky character inside the traditional garments that signal otherworldly innocence to customs agents. show more

  • Eisenberg lets us see Sam's growing distress, and also the fortitude with which he faces down his fears -- few young actors are as adept at simultaneously conveying panic and bravado. show more

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