After witnessing the killing of his parents, a young teenage boy is put in a witness relocation program and sent to a boarding school in Canada to start a new life. He soon befriends a fellow student whom is a hit man looking for him.
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Malique 'Kenny' Bazemore
Greg Sherman watches as two men assassinate his parents. He makes a lucky escape and enters a police protection scheme. His new identity, Steven Spencer (Spence), takes him to a prestigious private high school in Montreal. His parents' killers, however, know his whereabouts, though they do not know what he looks like. The tough but misunderstood son (Lenny Dalton) of a ex-crook is sent into the school under fake papers to find out the identity of Greg Sherman. Spence and Dalton become close after Spence saves Dalton from drowning. Dalton teaches Spence to fight, to stick up for himself against the older boys. They make a pact to always watch each other's backs. As their time progresses, Dalton's list of possible 'Greg Shermans' wears thin and he finally realizes it is his new best friend, Spence. Dalton must make the choice of whether to follow the orders of the men who killed both his father and Spence's parents, and kill the only witness, Spence himself. Interesting story about ... Written by
First off, this movie is not a comedy. It's very serious. Keeping that in mind, read on.
Lenny is a sweet-natured orphan raised on the streets, but he's also a teenage hitman-in-training who is sent to find the only witness to a mob hit. The witness, Greg, also a teenager, is now under FBI protection and attending a prep boarding school in Montreal.
Apparently Lenny's wise guy foster dad, who gave him the assignment, managed to find out where Greg was but couldn't supply a photo (the Mafia isn't as sharp as it used to be), so it's up to Lenny to enroll in the school, go to classes, participate in school activities, and figure out which kid is Greg.
Right. This could happen. In real life. Yes, indeed.
Then there's Lenny's dyslexia, which makes him feel bad about himself. (Training to be a hitman evidently doesn't harm his self-esteem, however.) My favorite part of the movie is when the school counsellor, having noticed that Lenny can't read, gives him a pamphlet on dyslexia for him to -- yes! READ!!
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