12 and Holding

Following the tragic death of his twin brother, Jacob and his two close friends, Malee and Leonard, struggle to understand the reasons for his death at the hands of bullies. Jacob soon succumbs to fantasies of revenge, Malee becomes caught up in the life of one of her psychotherapist mother's patients, and Leonard, who is overweight, tries to come to terms with his obese mother and the issues underlying the problem. This vividly realistic coming-of-age film effortlessly weaves the various storylines together and highlights the ability of children to guage the emotional lives of the adults around them, without necessarily knowing how to process the information.

Year: 2005
Genre: Drama, Dysfunctional Families
Country: USA
Director: Michael Cuesta
Starring: Conor Donovan, Jesse Camacho, Zoe Weizenbaum, Jeremy Renner, Annabella Sciorra, Jayne Atkinson, Linus Roache
Duration: 90 Minutes
Rating: R13 - Violence and sexual themes.
Location in store: Drama



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