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The Heart is Deceitful Above All Things


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Release Date: March 10, 2006 (NY, LA)
Studio: Palm Pictures
Director: Asia Argento
Screenwriter: Asia Argento
Starring: Asia Argento, Jimmy Bennett, Peter Fonda, Ben Foster, Ornella Muti, Kip Pardue, Michael Pitt, Jeremy Renner, Cole and Dylan Sprouse, John Robinson, Marilyn Manson, Jeremy Sisto, Matt Schultz, Lydia Lynch
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: R (for intense depiction of child abuse/neglect, strong sex and drug content, pervasive language, and some violence)
Official Website: HeartisDeceitful.com
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Plot Summary: From cult author J.T. LeRoy's best-selling novel "The Heart is Deceitful Above All Things," comes Asia Argento's bold cinematic adaptation of the controversial story of a mother and her son living hard and fast in the dark fringes of America.

Seven-year-old Jeremiah lived a calm, comfortable life in the care of a loving foster home until the day his young mother Sarah (Argento) came to take him back. Jeremiah is thrust against his will into his mother's reckless life of turmoil and depravity, bouncing between desolate truck-stops, flea bag motels, strip joints and drug dens. Deadbeat surrogate dads swoop in and out of Jeremiah's life until he finds himself in the custody of his ultra-religious grandparents. Soon after Jeremiah adapts to his new life as a Christian fundamentalist, Sarah returns to claim him. Back on the road and bound by a love only a mother and son could have for each other, Sarah pulls Jeremiah further and further into her dementia. When Sarah is finally and wholly consumed by drugs, prostitution and violence, Jeremiah is forced into a desperate struggle to survive the madness of his surroundings.


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