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Mysterious Skin
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Chase Ellison Chase Ellison
Neil (age 8)
George Webster George Webster
Brian (age 8)
Lisa Long Lisa Long
Mrs. Lackey
Chris Mulkey Chris Mulkey
Mr. Lackey
Elisabeth Shue Elisabeth Shue
Mrs. McCormick
Bill Sage Bill Sage
Coach


Written by
Gregg Araki Gregg Araki
(screenplay)
Scott Heim Scott Heim
(novel)


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8 years, 10 months ago at Jul 4 22:20
2 votes
I have to admit that if I first didn’t stumble on that movie on IMDb I wound have not even know about it. It is almost 2 am and I just took the DVD out of my computer. Have to admit that this is one of the most brilliant films I have ever watched.
The movie shows the growth of two boys – in parallel - they both were abused as kids from they Baseball coach and are striving to find a way ... read more

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8 years, 1 month ago at Mar 30 23:45
1 vote
This movie was one of the strangest movies I've ever seen which was the basis of its appeal for me, but it was truly one of the best movies I've ever seen as well.
The emotions and personalities and events it the film were so intense that nothing in the world could have broken my attention to it. The movie says so much about the ways people think and interact based on their past.
T... read more

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3 years, 9 months ago at Aug 2 21:24
1 vote
I had long ago written off Gregg Araki as a filmmaker of limited emotional scope, as someone who tried vainly to shock and provoke and create garish, tacky films like Nowhere to rattle the mainstream. The soundtracks were pretty good though. And he could always pull in a unique set of up-and-comers (although, most of them didn’t really establish great careers. A lot of them have found work as su... read more
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A teenage hustler and a young man obsessed with alien abductions cross paths, together discovering a horrible, liberating truth.
Release date: 24 June 2005
UPC: 807839002188
Tags: Drama (28), Gay (14), Coming Of Age (13), Prostitution (11), 2000s (10), Drugs (10), Aids (10), Pedophilia (9), 2004 (8), Friendship (7), Usa (7), Aliens (6), Male Prostitute (6), Netherlands (6), Disturbing (5), Black Comedy (5), Teenage Prostitution (5), Glbt (5), Dream Sequence (5), (4)
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