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Hesher

Rating:R (for disturbing violent content including graphic dialogue, pervasive language, and drug content -- some in the presence of a child)
Genre:Drama
Release Date:May 13, 2011
Running time:102 minutes
Cast:Natalie Portman, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Rainn Wilson, Piper Laurie, John Carroll Lynch
Director:Spencer Susser
Producer:Lucy Cooper, Natalie Portman, Scott Prisand
Writer:Brian Charles Frank, David Michôd
Distributor:Newmarket Films

Description: Loud music. Pornography. Burning things to the ground. These are a few of Hesher's favorite things. And they are what Hesher brings into the lives of TJ and his father, Paul when he takes up residence in their garage uninvited. Grief-stricken by the loss of TJ's mother in a car accident, Paul can't muster the strength to evict the strange squatter, and soon the long-haired, tattooed Hesher becomes a fixture in the household. Like a force of nature, Hesher's anarchy shakes the family out of their grief and helps them embrace life once more.

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