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Hesher (22-Jan-2010)

Director: Spencer Susser

Writers: Spencer Susser; David Mich˘d; Brian Charles Frank

Original Music by: Francois Tetaz

Producers: Lucy Cooper; Matthew Weaver; Scott Prisand; Natalie Portman; Spencer Susser; Johnny Lin; Win Sheridan

Keywords: Drama

A hopelessly-depressed high schooler's life is impacted and transformed by the arrival of a brash drifter.

ABSTRACT
TJ, a high school freshman, falls into a deep depression after his mother perishes in a car crash. Left to live with similarly-disaffected father Paul and grandmother Madeleine, TJ's life is soon shaken up by the arrival of Hesher, a foul-mouthed, heavy metal-obsessed squatter who envelops the impressionable young man in his ad-hoc, distorted, and oft-lewd lifestyle.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Actor
17-Feb-1981   Third Rock From the Sun
Piper Laurie
Actor
22-Jan-1932   Catherine Packard in Twin Peaks
John Carroll Lynch
Actor
1-Aug-1963   The Drew Carey Show
Natalie Portman
Actor
9-Jun-1981   Black Swan
Rainn Wilson
Actor
20-Jan-1966   Dwight on The Office

CAST

Joseph Gordon-Levitt   ...   Hesher
Devin Brochu   ...   TJ
Rainn Wilson   ...   Paul
and
Natalie Portman   ...   Nicole
Piper Laurie   ...   Grandma
John Carroll Lynch   ...   Larry
Brendan Hill   ...   Dustin
Paul Bates   ...   Mr. Elsberry
Frank Collison   ...   Funeral Director
Monica Staggs   ...   Mom
Mary Elizabeth Barrett   ...   Meryl
Audrey Wasilewski   ...   Coleen
Lyle Kanouse   ...   Jack
Van Epperson   ...   Angry Driver
Helen Slayton-Hughes   ...   Mrs. Rosowski
Ralph P. Martin   ...   Tow Truck Driver
Tim Davis   ...   Mechanic
Allan Graf   ...   Security Guard
Brian Lally   ...   Cop at Station
Rafael J. Noble   ...   Foreman
Milt Kogan   ...   Doctor
Richard Susser   ...   Booking Officer
Barry Sigismondi   ...   Cop at House
William Jones   ...   Waiter

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