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Steal Me (2005)

 -  Drama  -  January 2005 (USA)
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A 15 year old kleptomaniac with a mother fixation finds his way into the small town family of his dreams.

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Sarah
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Cindy
Justin O'Hair ...
Unshaved Man
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Lily Rose
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Alan
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Kon
Clay Tuck ...
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Grace
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Baby Zelda
Keegan Nashan ...
Cindy's Friend
Tara McNeill ...
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Chasing his wayward mother to Montana, fifteen year old Jake finds the picture perfect Tucker family instead who photoshop him into their lives, despite his questionable past.  Too bad Jake can not stop himself from stealing, being seduced by the sexy next door neighbor, courting the mother of the house, encouraging the son in his first love affair, and leading the neighborhood boys in an ever escalating series of pranks.  A drama about stealing radios, cars, and hearts. Written by Lisa Larrivee

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Jake: You tell people you steal and they never really trust you after that. I like it better when people don't trust me. I like it better when people don't like me.Then at least I know what to expect. It's a forgone conclusion; then I know not to need them.
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Saw it at Sundance--Voted it 4 on a 1 to 5 scale.
26 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

By the end I liked this film very much. Initially I was a bit put off by some technical lapses. It was hard to understand the dialog at times, and there were some confusing juxtapositions of scenes. These were not major distractions, however.

It seemed a believable portrayal of a teenage boy who had failed to attach to his mother as a child. I appreciated the non-judgmental approach of the writer/director. By allowing us to understand the context of the behavior of each of the characters, she facilitates us seeing them in a sympathetic light. I enjoyed the film. I appreciated the opportunity to participate in a Q&A session with the director after the movie. I hope the file can be viewed by a wide audience.


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