Mean Creek

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When five youngsters plot to give a teenage bully his comeuppance, the results are more devastating than they ever imagined in this unsettling tale of adolescent revenge. Cross Lord of the Flies with Deliverance and you get some idea of what goes on when the quintet lure their nemesis on a river boat trip on an apparently idyllic summer's day. Jacob Aaron Estes' impressive debut is by turns poignant and shocking.