Thumbsucker

Thumbsucker
Thumbsucker

Film Details

Year

2005

Duration

92 minutes

Genres

Drama

Language

English

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Synopsis

A blackly-humorous but compassionate coming-of-age comedy drama, featuring some unexpected performances from its starry cast (which includes Tilda Swinton, Keanu Reeves and Benjamin Bratt). 17 year old Justin Cobb compulsively sucks his thumb, something his macho father takes as a personal affront. His holistic dentist suggests he get in touch with his 'totem animal' to affect a cure, his school is less subtle and prescribes medication which has some unexpected results for the shy Justin.

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15 Classification

This film has several uses of strong bad language

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