L.I.E. (2001)
L.I.E. (2001) Genre(s): Drama

Directed by: Michael Cuesta

Starring: Paul Franklin, Billy Kay, Brian Cox, Bruce Altman

Synopsis: On the Long Island Expressway there are lanes going east, lanes going west, and lanes going straight to hell.

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Newt's movie review

I watched this movie on DVD and it's the only English movie I've seen with English sub-titles.

It's definitely a different coming-of-age story, and I can see why it's termed "controversial", but I haven't seen anything quite like it. More than once I wondered if it was Canadian because it was so non-mainstream.

Can I recommend it? No. Was it good? In a way.

If you are in the mood for something entirely different, then give this a chance.

Added 05 February 2003 at 10:37 PM
Ripley's movie review

The acting was good and the characters were interesting, but the movie as a whole really bugged me. Perhaps it was the bit about incest near the beginning (it was treated so casually and I couldn't get it out of my mind), perhaps it was the nastiness of the main subject matter, but when the movie was over, I felt unclean, like I needed a shower. I can't recommend it.

Added 13 March 2003 at 1:22 AM

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