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What can we say about The Heart is Deceitful Above All Things? Well, Cole and Dylan Sprouse play Jeremiah, a boy who is taken from his foster parents to live with his drug-addicted, prostitute mother Sarah and along the way has sex with Marilyn Manson, gets raped and molested several times, and at one point becomes a Christian! A very squicky film to say the least.


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  • Abusive Parents: Sarah, although she would have won a mother of the year award compared to the book.
    • Sarah's parents were also abusive to her.
  • An Aesop: Some foster parents are more caring than biological ones.
  • Based on a Great Big Lie: The film is based on an autobiographical novel by teenaged author JT LeRoy. Except that LeRoy turned out to be thirtysomething female Laura Albert.
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