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Release Date: September 7th, 2001

DVD Release Date: June 4th, 2002

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 Dano, Billy Kay, Bruce Altman, James Costa, Tony Donnelly, Walter Masterson, Marcia DeBonis

Director: Michael Cuesta

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Alter Ego, Belladonna Productions LLC

Distributors: Lot 47 Films

Keywords: Growing up, Emotional, House, Forbidden love, Girlfriend, Rivalry, Temptation, Friend, Dark, 1990s

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