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The Mysteries of Pittsburgh

Rating:R (for strong sexuality, nudity and language)
Genre:Action/Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Release Date:April 10, 2009
Running time:95 minutes
Cast:Sienna Miller, Mena Suvari, Peter Sarsgaard, Nick Nolte, Jon Foster
Director:Rawson Marshall Thurber
Producer:Michael London, Jason Ajax Mercer, Rawson Marshall Thurber
Writer:Rawson Marshall Thurber, Michael Chabon
Distributor:MOP Productions

Description: Set in Pittsburgh in the early 1980s, the story chronicles the last true summer of Art Bechstein's youth. Stuck in a dead-end job working for his eccentric sometimes girlfriend Phlox, and forced into an endless series of airless dinners with his mobster father, Art begins to believe that perhaps he doesn't even exist at all. What begins as a mundane summer is quickly interrupted when he encounters a beautiful debutante and her lusty, no good hoodlum of a boyfriend Cleveland. Together they reveal a side of Art and Pittsburgh that he has never known. As the summer boils on and their adventures darken, Art decides to risk everything to preserve his new-found paradise, and thrusts himself headlong into the blurring boundaries of family, friendship and love.

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