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Release Date: January 20, 2001

Year    :   2001
Slogan    :   «On the Long Island Expressway there are lanes going east, lanes going west, and lanes going straight to hell.»
Genres    :   Drama, Crime
Production Companies    :   Alter Ego Entertainment, Belladonna Productions
Director    :   Michael Cuesta
Producers    :   
Writers    :   Michael Cuesta, Stephen M. Ryder, Gerald Cuesta
RunTime    :   97 mins.
Budget    :   700000
Revenue    :   1667192

In this biting and disturbing coming-of-age tale from writer-director Michael Cuesta, life is bittersweet along the L.I.E., also known as the Long Island Expressway, as suburban teen Howie Blitzer learns all too clearly. In the space of a week, he loses nearly everything and everyone he knows and is left to navigate his adolescence virtually unsupervised.

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