===Story=== In a modern-day Southern California neighborhood and high school, student Brendan Frye's piercing intelligence spares no one. He's not afraid to back up his words with actions, and knows all the angles; yet he prefers to stay an outsider, and does - until the day that his ex-girlfriend, Emily, reaches out to him unexpectedly and then vanishes. His feelings for her still run deep; so much so, that he becomes consumed with finding his troubled inamorata. To find her, he enlists the aid of his only true peer, the Brain, while keeping the assistant vice principal only occasionally informed of what quickly becomes a dangerous investigation. Brendan's single-minded unearthing of students' secrets thrusts him headlong into the colliding social orbits of rich-girl sophisticate Laura, intimidating Tugger, substance-abusing Dode, seductive Kara, jock Brad and - most ominously - non-student the Pin. Only by gaining acceptance into the Pin's closely guarded inner circle of crime and punishment that Brendan will be able to uncover hard truths about himself, Emily and the suspects that he is getting closer to. ===DVD Features=== *Available Subtitles: English, Spanish, French *Available Audio Tracks: English (Dolby Digital 5.1) *Over 20 minutes of deleted and extended scenes *The Inside Track: Casting the roles *Commentary by cast and filmmakers


Joseph Gordon-LevittBrendan
Nora ZehetnerLaura
Lukas HaasThe Pin
Noah FleissTugger
Matt O'LearyThe Brain
Emilie de RavinEmily (as Emilie De Ravin)
Noah SeganDode
Richard RoundtreeAssistant V.P. Trueman
Meagan GoodKara
Brian WhiteBrad Bramish
Jonathan CauffBiff
Reedy GibbsPin's Mom
Lucas BabinBig Stoner
Tracy WilcoxenStraggler
Ari WelkomTangles (as Ari Velkom)
Cody LightningThe Lug
McJoel HamiltonThe Pin's Driver (uncredited)

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  • Genre: Drama Movies
  • Theme(s): Film Noir
  • Director: Rian Johnson
  • Producer: Focus Features
  • Length: 110 min
  • Aspect ratio: 1.85:1
  • Theatrical Release
    North AmericaMar 31, 2006
    EuropeMay 12, 2006
    JapanApr 14, 2007
    AustraliaAug 10, 2006
  • Ratings
    North AmericaR
  • DVD Release
    North AmericaAug 8, 2006
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