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Title L.I.E [videorecording].
Published New York, N.Y. : New Yorker Video, c2002.
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 Music & Media - Circulating Videos  PN1997 .L542 2002    IN LIBRARY
Edition [Widescreen]
Description 1 videodisc (97 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Based on the book by David Hollander.
Special features: original theatrical trailer; deleted scenes; commentary by director Michael Cuesta and actor Brian Cox.
Videodisc release of the 2000 motion picture by Alter Ego/Belladonna.
Credits Producers, Linda Moran, Rene Bastian, Michael Cuesta ; director, Michael Cuesta ; writers, Stephen M. Ryder, Michael Cuesta, Gerald Cuesta ; photography, Romeo Tirone ; editors, Eric Carlson, Kane Platt ; music, Pierre Foldes.
System Reqs DVD.
Audience Rated R for strong sexual content involving teens, language and brief violence.
Cast Brian Cox, Paul Franklin Dano, Billy Kay, Bruce Altman, James Costa, Tony Donnelly.
Summary Fifteen-year-old Howie loses just about everything and everyone in the space of a single week, but ends up finding himself in the process. His mother has just died. His father, a corrupt building contractor, can barely keep tabs on his young girlfriend, let alone his own son. Thusly, the teen must navigate his adolescence virtually unsupervised. Floating towards an ill-behaved existence, Howie and his crowd begin robbing houses in the middle-class neighborhoods off the Long Island Expressway. Together, he and his best friend Gary break into a place belonging to an old guy named Big John, a local man who is a respected pillar of the community. When Big John fingers Gary for the crime, Howie learns that his pal has been leading the secret, dangerous life of a gay hustler. Subsequently, we also discover that Big John is a pedophile.
Subject Long Island (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Drama.
Teenage boys -- New York (State) -- Long Island -- Drama.
Fathers and sons -- New York (State) -- Long Island -- Drama.
Juvenile delinquents -- New York (State) -- Long Island -- Drama.
Pedophilia -- New York (State) -- Long Island -- Drama.
Gay men -- New York (State) -- Long Island -- Drama.
Male friendship -- Drama.
Genre Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Coming-of-age films.
Juvenile delinquency films.
Erotic films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Related Names Cox, Brian, 1946- Actor.
Dano, Paul, 1984- Actor.
Kay, Billy, 1984- Actor.
Altman, Bruce. Actor.
Costa, James. Actor.
Donnelly, Tony. Actor.
Cuesta, Michael, 1963- Screenwriter. Producer. Director.
Cuesta, Gerald. Screenwriter.
Ryder, Stephen M., 1943- Screenwriter.
Tirone, Romeo. Cinematographer.
Hollander, David.
Alter Ego (Firm)
Belladonna Productions (New York, N.Y.)
New Yorker Video (Firm)
Alternate Title Long Island Expressway
ISBN 1567302580
Standard # 717119850241
Publisher # DVD 85002 New Yorker Video
OCLC number 50013282