film stars Eric Stoltz as Keith, a
young man who is an outsider at his high school. He
would rather be an artist than fit in with the crowd,
and his best friend is another outsider, a tomboy,
Watts, (Mary Stuart Masterson).
Keith has a crush on Amanda Jones
(Lea Thompson), who is the school sexpot. He even has a
song written about her, which is performed about three
times on the soundtrack. She goes steady with a stuck-up
It takes Keith the entire length of
the movie to realize that Amanda Jones is not right for
him, Watts is. However, Keith has to confront Amanda's
ex-boyfriend in the process.
Elias plays a skinhead named Duncan who befriends
Keith and comes through for him at the end. Way to go,
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