A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints

A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints, 2006, directed by Dito Montiel based on his book of the same title published by De Capo Press is a really good movie.

Seriously, one of the best movies I have seen in a long long time. An intense autobiographical story that delivers adolescent fear, hope and recklessness.  Well written and well done.  Fresh performances from a solid cast: Chazz Palminteri, Robert Downey Jr., Dianne Wiest, Shia LaBeouf, Channing Tatum, Rosario Dawson, Eric Roberts, many young actors I plan to keep an eye on, and one actor, Scott Michael Campbell that I just discovered on IMDB was born in Missoula, Montana.

p.s. Not for light-weights.

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