Friendship, love, and coming of age in New York City, summer of 1994. Luke Shapiro has just graduated from high school, sells marijuana, and trades pot for therapy from a psychologist, Dr. Jeffrey Squires. Luke is attracted to a classmate, Stephanie, who is out of his league and step-daughter of Squires . By July, he is hanging out with Stephanie, taking her on his rounds selling pot out of an ice-cream pushcart. Then things take a turn. In the background, Squires and his wife as well as Lukes parents are having their troubles.
Keywords: #Ben Kingsley #Jonathan Levine #Josh Peck #Occupant Entertainment #Olivia Thirlby #SBK Pictures #The Wackness
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December 03, 2008 Parallel yet intertwined older and younger generations, and a real girl, set this above the usual young dudes genre, changing from comic to romantic to poignant and back.Read in Source
May 31, 2011 Josh Peck and Ben Kingsley make for an oddly engaging couple in Jonathan Levine's audacious comedy about sex, drugs, and unexpected friendships.Read in Source
July 24, 2008 The characters are sympathetically drawn and the modest wisdom rings true.Read in Source
July 25, 2008 The Wackness, for all its eccentricities and emotional pain, is really a sweet little film.Read in Source
August 26, 2009 It's an utterly routine picture, but its low-key mood and acting disarmRead in Source
July 25, 2008 The Wackness marks a step up in ambition, but it is also self-indulgent and needlessly complicated for what it ultimately delivers: a somber John Hughes picture scored to A Tribe Called Quest and Mary J. Blige.Read in Source
August 29, 2008 Kingsley's shamelessly zingy performance adds welcome pep, and a delicate, achingly sincere summertime idyll on Fire Island offers notice of Levine's evident promise.Read in Source
July 25, 2008 On the downside: There is a wackness to The Wackness, a saggy psychic undertow that drags down its lighter and smarter aspects.Read in Source
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
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