The Wackness(2008)

Directors : Jonathan Levine

Synopsis:

Set in New York City in the sweltering summer, The Wackness tells the story of a troubled teenage drug dealer, who trades pot for therapy sessions with a drug-addled psychiatrist. Things get more complicated when he falls for one of his classmates, who just happens to be the doctors daughter. This is a coming-of-age story about sex, drugs, music and what it takes to be a man.

Our View:

Memorable, vulnerable, performances make this summer relationship adventure worth discovering.

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