- Directed by: Kevin Asch
- Written by: Antonio Macia
- Cast: Jesse Eisenberg, Justin Bartha, Ari Graynor, Danny Abeckaser, Hallie Kate Eisenberg, Q-Tip, Jason Fuchs
This true-life drama follows naïve young Hasidic Jews unwittingly smuggling Ecstasy into Brooklyn in the late 90s. As a drug-smuggling drama it's conventional, predictable stuff, but Kevin Asche's film is compelling in its focus on Sam's (Eisenberg) relationship to his faith.
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Holy Rollers21 Jun 2011
Formulaic coming-of-age drama saved by understated Jesse Eisenberg performance
(15) 88min Released over a year ago in the US, this true-life drama about naïve young Hasidic Jews unwittingly smuggling Ecstasy into Brooklyn in the late 90s would probably have skipped UK cinemas entirely if not for the presence of Jesse Eisenberg…
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