18-year-old Addison Schacht, a Jewish high-school senior in Washington D.C., responds to the essay question, "What are your best and worst qualities?". He explains he has only bad qualities, as illustrated by the events of his senior year. They include collecting offensive jokes; dealing drugs to his classmates; and insulting teachers, fellow students, and his girlfriend's mother. But his classmate is killed, and he begins to investigate the death.
Inspired by the acclaimed novel.
Motion Picture Rating
Rated PG-13 for mature thematic content including teen sexuality, drug material, brief violence and strong language
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[as home movie plays
My mother died six months ago today. At the hospital, they told us she'd had an aneurysm. There was nothing I could do for her. I guess I've gotten pretty good at pretending to be okay.
Doorsteps to Sorrow
Written by Larry Chambers, Raymond Moore, Homer Banks
Performed by Rudy Taylor
(as Rudolph Taylor)
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