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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Glenn Close
Ralph Fiennes
Jamie Bell
William Fichtner
Caroline Goodall
Camilla Belle
Allison Janney
Directors
Arie Posin
Screenwriters
Zac Stanford
Running Time
108 minutes

The Chumscrubber
Another look at life in the twisted American 'burbs.


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The Chumscrubber

Plot
When Dean Stiffle (Bell) finds the hanged body of his best friend Troy, he chooses not to tell anyone in his neighbourhood because they just won’t care. But the drug dealers at his school care, since Troy was their main supplier, and clumsily try to blackmail Dean into retrieving Troy’s stock.


Verdict
A tragic waste of acting talent, with nothing new to say. Can we please now politely close the door on middle-class repression before we get really angry?


Reviewed by Olly Richards

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