Genre:  Drama
Running Time:  98 min.
Release Date: May 21, 2004
DVD: October 19, 2004

Current rating: Rating: 4.59
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Cast: Nick Stahl, Joshua Close, Gary Farmer, Stephen McHattie, Michèle-Barbara Pelletier


In this adaptation of Charles Dickens's classic novel Oliver Twist, the story is set in modern times. Dodge (Nick Stahl), a youthful street hustler, takes an innocent young man under his wing and introduces him to drugs and prostitution. When Dodge's older brother comes to find him, looking for forgiveness for not protecting Dodge from their abusive father when they were children, he winds up abusing the young man himself.

Canadian Connection  Canadian Connection: Mostly Canadian cast and crew; filmed in Toronto, Ontario

Director: Jacob Tierney
Studio: Christal Films
Producer(s): Victoria Hirst
Screenplay: Jacob Tierney

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