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I Am the Cheese (1983)

A teenage lad struggles to piece together his reality following a traumatic event.

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Cast

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Adam Farmer
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Betty Farmer
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David Farmer
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Dr. Brint
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Amy Hertz
Lee Richardson ...
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Arnold
Sudie Bond ...
Edna
Frank McGurran ...
Young Adam
Russell P. Goslant ...
Gardener
Robert Cormier ...
Mr. Hertz
Dorothea MacNaughton ...
Produce Lady
Milford Keene ...
Harvester
Joey Jerome ...
Whipper
Ronnie Bradbury ...
Corn
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Adapted from the Robert Cormier novel. This film follows the life of a young boy whose happy, if somewhat unusual life with his friends and family, gradually starts to unravel until the truth of his situation is finally revealed. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Trivia

The number that Adam dials in the movie is not a typical '555' movie number but rather is an actual phone number. At the time of the movie's production, the number rang at the home of the author of 'I Am the Cheese' and gave him an opportunity to interact with fans of the book and movie. See more »

Quotes

Whipper: What is this?
Adam Farmer: Nothing.
Whipper: Come on. What is it? Is it a bomb or something? You planning on blowing up Plainfield?
Adam Farmer: No, it's a present for my father.
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Leave It Alone
Words and Music by Michael Barnard
Sung by Melissa Eddy
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never watch it
18 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

the title says it all, "I am the Cheese". This movie is nothing but cheesy.

The movie makes no sense at all for those who haven't read the book, it makes a little sense to those who have read the book.

The acting is terrible, the character lacked charisma it's almost like they are reading from a script.

And last of all, the movie is boring, they are good boring movies like " lost in Translation" etc. This movie is everything you don't want you movie to be.

Anyway, DO NOT WATCH THIS MOVIE. It's the ultimate embarrassment if anyone catch you watching this. The book is a worth read but STAY AWAY FORM THIS


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