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Release Date: January 27, 2001

Year    :   2001
Slogan    :   «You can't escape yourself.»
Genres    :   Drama
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Director    :   Jordan Melamed
Producers    :   Mali Finn, Peter Broderick, Kirk Hassig, Trudi Callon, Paul Greenstone
Writers    :   Michael Bacall, Jordan Melamed, Blayne Weaver
RunTime    :   100 mins.

Follows the fate of Lyle, a violent adolescent who, in lieu of prison, is placed in a juvenile mental institution where he encounters a group of equally troubled teens. This motley crew - abused, sexually confused, violent, and yet hanging on by their grit and anger - becomes Lyle's last lifeline as he fights to find meaning in a world that seems to defy understanding.

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