Hesher is a 2010 American dark comedy/drama film co-written and directed by Spencer Susser and starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Rainn Wilson, Natalie Portman and Devin Brochu. It was written by Susser, David Michôd and Brian Charles Frank. Screened at the Sundance Film Festival January 22, 2010, the film was released in the United States on May 13, 2011. Most of the songs on the film's soundtrack are tracks from heavy metal bands Metallica and Motörhead. Hesher Theatrical release poster ...
Instead it is a film made up of moments that may work in a trailer but as a feature length film it lacks impetus and the moments where it strives for something more profound falls short. Joseph Gordon Levitt clearly has fun as the titular Hesher but it is a pretty hollow experience with underdeveloped characters and subplots that never quite add up to a satisfying whole.
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Jun 25, 2011 · Hesher ( 2010) Hesher. R | 1h 46min | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 25 June 2011 (Japan) 1:43 | Trailer. 3 VIDEOS | 29 IMAGES. A young boy has lost his mother and is losing touch with his father and the world around him. Then he meets Hesher who manages to make his life even more chaotic.
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May 11, 2011 · "Hesher" assembles a group of characters who aren't sure why they're in the same movie together. One by one, they have an attraction, but brought together, they're all elbows and angles. The title character (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) is hauled into the movie as a classic deus ex machina, as if he's been lowered by rope into the middle of a situation he has no connection with. He's a fearsome heavy ...
Jan 17, 2010 · Susser, making his feature debut with “Hesher,” had a short film at Sundance in 2008, “I Love Sarah Jane,” a teenage romance/zombie adventure he co-wrote with David Michôd.
Later, Hesher sets Dustin's car on fire, leading to police questioning T.J., but lack of evidence forces them to let him go. T.J. proceeds to spy on Nicole at the grocery store when Hesher appears and follows her home with T.J. She causes a wreck and Hesher threatens the other car's owner and takes Nicole and T.J. to a random house.
Gordon-Levitt was born to play this role. Hesher is a masterpiece of dysfunction and redemption through fire, drugs, vagina jokesand violence. It is a refreshing left turn from the touchy-feely everything is going to work out motif that seems to be gagging the indie film market. 0 1
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