I Am the Cheese
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I Am the Cheese
In this interesting drama based on a novel by Robert Cormier, flashbacks to two different periods of time mixed with scenes from the present slowly unveil the mysterious circumstances surrounding a lonely teen (Robert MacNaughton) who meets regularly with a psychiatrist delving into his past. The boy is in an institution and often rides around the grounds on his bicycle, pretending that the guards, groundskeepers, and personnel are his enemies. As the psychiatrist probes deeper, more of the boy's family's past comes to light. His father (Don Murray) had been a successful journalist… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"...an odd bit of storytelling, a black fantasy lent resonance by the current events revelations of the 1970s"
‑ Philip Martin, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
"But so much of Cheese makes so little sense, it all comes off like an after-school special"
‑ Christopher Null, Filmcritic.com
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