L.I.E.

(2001)
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Overview

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.

  1. Michael Cuesta

    Director, Writer

  2. Stephen M. Ryder

    Writer

  3. Gerald Cuesta

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Paul Dano

    Paul Dano

    Howie Blitzer

  2. Bruce Altman

    Bruce Altman

    Marty Blitzer

  3. Brian Cox

    Brian Cox

    Big John Harrigan

  4. Billy Kay

    Billy Kay

    Gary

  5. James Costa

    Kevin Cole

Full Cast & Crew

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Release Information

  • January 20, 2001
    R
    Theatrical

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    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 37m

Budget $700,000.00

Revenue $1,667,192.00

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