R | | Crime, Drama
A 15-year-old Long Island boy loses everything and everyone he knows, soon becoming involved in a relationship with a much older man.
Howie's birthday is on July 8, which is the same as director Michael Cuesta.
L.I.E. Long Island Expressway. You got the lanes going east, and you got the lanes going west. And you also got the lanes going straight to hell. Lot of people died on it. Harry Chapin, Alan Pakula, the movie director. You probably heard of them. ...
In the shots of Big John leaving after dropping Howie off at the prison, there is a steady rain (noticible by raindrops in the puddles). However, in shots of Howie, it does not appear to be raining and the ground is even dry in places.
The uncut version (originally rated NC-17) is available on DVD. It features a longer sex scene near the beginning.
$82,530 (USA) (9 September 2001)
$1,141,829 (USA) (24 February 2002)
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