A recently-released prisoner and a troubled young boy share a pen-pal relationship, both connected by their past.

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Stephen
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Mary Bloom
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Ryan Eames
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Vic
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Caroline
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Brynne
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Ben Bloom
Davis Sweatt ...
Leopold - age 11
James Middleton ...
Louis
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Jack (as Don Baker)
David Burke ...
Thomas Kingsley
Amie Quigley ...
Ruth Livingston
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Mark
Zac Epstein ...
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A recently-released prisoner and a troubled young boy share a pen-pal relationship, both connected by their past.

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The boy you were is not the man you are.

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Rated R for language, some sexuality and violent content | See all certifications »
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A letter addressed to Oxford, Mississippi, clearly has the ZIP Code 64933. The ZIP Code for Oxford, Mississippi, is 38655. There is no city with the ZIP shown in the film; ZIP's beginning with "649" would be near Kansas City, Missouri. See more »

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Elizabeth Shue Was Outstanding
21 May 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film held my interest from beginning to the very end with Joseph Fiennes, (Stephen) leaving a prison after serving a sentence of murdering a man and has been given a job at a dinner with some very strange people running the establishment. Dennis Hopper,(Horace) plays the role of a very dirty filthy old man who abuses a young waitress in sexual ways to degrade her. There are two central characters who appear in this film which has flashbacks with Elizabeth Shue, (Mary Bloom) who is a very attractive young woman who is married to a professor and lives in a very comfortable home and has a young girl. Mary Bloom is told that her husband is having an affair and Mary reacts by making love to a man who is painting her home and from this point in the film everything begins to turn into many different kinds of mysterious events. Great acting by the entire cast and especially the performance of Elizabeth Shue. Enjoy


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