This page was last edited on 6 January , at Six Picks for the Week of May 30 – June 5. A darkly satiric story about life crumbling in the midst of a seemingly idyllic suburbia. Start your free trial. Log in with Facebook. Tilda Swinton as Audrey Cobb. First-time director Mike Mills, a music-video vet, offers a swift, hilarious scene of an invigorated Justin reading Moby Dick over the course of one night.

Pucci is an actor to watch: View All Critic Reviews It used to be kind of a hassle to put on underwear in the morning, but now it’s kinda easy January February March April May June July August September October November December 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Enter You are not allowed to view this material at this time. Edit Cast Cast overview, first billed only: The kid is signed up in a debate workshop, but the thing isn’t going well, because he has his mind in a pretty classmate and, of course, in his thumb, affecting all the rest of his classes. I think I’m going to take my shirt off. The 20 Most Memorable Performances of

Edit Details Official Sites: Coxxie Mild Sauce Super Reviewer. Keanu Reeves is particularly funny as the hippie health freak but elsewhere all the performances are good. Yes No Report this.

On his flight to New York, Justin dreams of reaching his goal of being a TV anchor, “sharing the truth with the world”. Says many things about many things, and all of them with colour, gusto, and indie flair.

At a regular checkup, Justin’s orthodontist, Dr.


Philadelphia Inquirer – Steven Rea. Kelli Garner as Tnumbsucker. Pucci is an actor to watch: He also becomes so eloquently loquacious, he captures the attention of a high-school teacher.


Vincent D’onofrio is his usual great self, and Pucci and Swindon are both amazing. A subtle look at life through the eyes of the array of characters portrayed.

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Scott of The New York Times praised the performances in the film, adding that “Mills, who wrote and directed, keeps the film from slipping either into melodrama or facile satire, the two traps into which this genre is most apt to fall.

A young man, who occasionally still sucks his thumb, navigates adolescence, occasionally finding solace synopis a new love, an ADD diagnosis, and success in debate club. As a mother she knows that she doesn’t have all the answers to Justin’s troubles, and that she is sometimes too busy dealing with her own doubts to help him.

Our look ahead to the year in film concludes with previews and trailers A young thumsbucker is rocked by two announcements from his elderly father: Geary which he joined to get closer to his environmentalist classmate Rebecca. A cross between two great films, fight club and donnie darko, feeling that the weight of the world is on your shoulders, and trying to find all the ways possible to become perfect, but realising true perfection is imperfect.

Vincent D’Onofrio as Mike Cobb. Summaries 2 Synopsis 1. Related News Red-Carpet Interview: When the high of the prescription drugs and a newfound success at school crash, Justin turns to pot and sex to replace his thumb. Keanu Thumbsucier is a joy. The only person who’s aware of Justin’s problem is his father, manager in a store, but none of his advices seem to be working for Justin.

Edit Cast Cast overview, first billed only: I think I’m going to take my shirt off. He wants to stop and knows that his thumbsucking is disrupting his family, his love life and his identity.


Thumbsucker – Movie Synopsis, Summary, Plot & Film Details

Archived from the original on October 2, We started a conversation, and it kept going. Justin throws himself and everyone around him into chaos when he attempts to break free from his addiction to his thumb. Thumbsucker by Walter Kirn.

Though quirky coming-of-age themes are common in indie films, this one boasts a smart script and a great cast. As it stands, the film is perhaps a tad low-key to catch the eye, but it’s carefully enough made and, especially, acted, to keep a hold on the brain and heart long after it’s over.

It is true that the film denies its character easy solutions, but the ending implies that the ultimate answer lies in escape, independence, and time, all of which amount to, in my mind, an easy solution. This was by far the best movie I’ve seen in the last year Movies about suicide,self harm, anorexia ect ect.

Both Justin and his father suspect that Audrey is having an affair with Schramm after she is transferred to a celebrity rehab facility where Schramm has been committed.

Just leave us a message here and we will work on getting you verified. Feb 28, Rating: Please enter your email address and we will email you a new password. His mother seems to be a normal housekeeper, but she has her own obsessions as well, like a crush on a TV-star.