The state capital of California, Sacramento is a tree-rich hipster place for many, but when you’re a broke tantrummy teenager stuck in a Catholic school with low grades and a University place well off the table, the location is unimportant.
The little Wiener dog (known to us in the UK as a dachshund) is the real star of this movie.
The film is based on the last but one novel by eminent American novelist Philip Roth which was published in 2008, for which the author, then aged 75, drew on his own youth in the sexually repressed America of 1951.
Radcliffe plays Nate, an intelligence analyst with the FBI, who is sent undercover in middle America to foil a white supremacist terrorist plot. Collette is Angela, FBI case agent and his control and contact in the bureau.