Lymelife

Genre:  Drama
Running Time:  95 min.
Release Date: May 8, 2009 (limited)
DVD: September 22, 2009

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Cast: Rory Culkin, Emma Roberts, Alec Baldwin, Cynthia Nixon, Kieran Culkin, Timothy Hutton, Jill Hennessy

Synopsis

Scott Bartlett (Rory Culkin) is a typical 15-year-old boy growing up in late-1970s Long Island. His suburban existence is primarily marked by a nerdy interest in Star Wars, fending off bullies at high school, his longtime crush on neighbor/best friend Adrianna Bragg (Emma Roberts), and navigating the dysfunctional terrain of his parents' rocky marriage-all against the paranoid backdrop of a Lyme disease outbreak, which has freaked out Scott's high-strung mother, Brenda (Jill Hennessy), and has already claimed Adrianna's father, Charlie (Timothy Hutton), as a victim.

With Charlie out of work due to his illness, Adrianna's mother, Melissa (Cynthia Nixon), takes a job working for Scott's father, Mickey (Alec Baldwin), a successful real-estate developer, and soon embarks on a messy affair. When eldest son Jimmy (Kieran Culkin) returns from army training and confronts his father about Mickey's less-than-discreet adultery, both families are forever changed by the devastating consequences.

Director: Derick Martini
Studio: Cinemavault Releasing
Producer(s): Jonathan Cornick, Barbara De Fina, Alec Baldwin, Michele Tayler, Angela Somerville
Screenplay: Derick Martini, Steven Martini
Official Site: www.screenmediafilms.net/lymelife/

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