R | | Drama
When a man is diagnosed with terminal cancer, he takes custody of his misanthropic teenage son, for whom quality time means getting high, engaging in small-time prostitution, and avoiding his father.
Screenwriter Mark Andrus is a fan of the band Guster, and named the dog after the band and two of the characters (Ryan and Adam) after two of the band members. Two of Guster's songs are featured in the movie.
My dad used to play this game... I never really understood what it was until after he was gone...
Sam: I was holding for somebody else; it wasn't even mine!
George: THE GAME was to make me smaller than he was. Smaller. Always smaller. No matter what! He could be ...
When Robin looks for a dance partner, the boy's arms change position between shots.
The DVD has the one scene that William Russ filmed playing the role of Officer Kurt Walker before a motorbike crash made unable to film the rest of his role
$294,056 28 October 2001