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Klepto (2003)






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A thief gains an unlikely fan in a security specialist in this independent comedy. Emily (Meredith Bishop) is a young woman who isn't sure what she wants to do with her life; while she has fuzzy goals of becoming an artist, she's most concerned with convincing her mother (Leigh Taylor-Young) and her analyst (Michael Nouri) that everything is just fine. But Emily has discovered a way to take her mind off of her anxieties -- shoplifting. She steals for enjoyment rather than necessity, and her graceful work at a department store has earned her the admiration of Nick (Jsu Garcia), head of the store's security team. Nick is sick of his job and wants to start his own business; however, a seemingly foolproof get-rich-quick scheme has backfired, leaving him deep in debt to a Russian gangster (Henry Czerny). Rather than have Emily arrested, Nick persuades her to go out with him, and as a tentative relationship grows between the two, they decide to team up for a raid on the store after Nick is fired from his job. Klepto was the first feature film from director and screenwriter Thomas Trail.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Art House & International, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Thomas Trail, Ethan Gross
In Theaters:
On DVD: Apr 18, 2006


Michael Nouri
as Dr. Cohn
Michael E. Rodgers
as Sandy Hauser
Mark Chaet
as Pharmacist
Hannah Castelluccio
as Female Voice
Teala Davies
as Shoplifter
Jeff Garvin
as Jimmy the Store Cler...
Al Israel
as Watch Salesman
Igor Jijikine
as Thug No. 1
Grace Korkunis
as Young Emily
Tori Meyer
as Gretchen
Roman Nichols
as Thug No. 2
Scott Satenspiel
as Jason Klaritch
Kansas Skye
as Nick's Daughter
Teressa Tunney
as Nick's Ex-Wife
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Critic Reviews for Klepto

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (2)

Full Review… | March 27, 2009
Top Critic

September 27, 2003
Hollywood Reporter
Top Critic

Give it a spin as a rental.

Full Review… | May 26, 2006

The opening chase is urgent and energetic and the crime plot is kept suspenseful even through its distractions and potential gaps in logic.

Full Review… | July 25, 2003

Full Review… | December 6, 2005
Film Threat

Full Review… | October 28, 2003
Film Threat

Audience Reviews for Klepto

This was a low-budget effort, but it sort of works. I'm not sure that you really are made to feel sorry for the lead, but maybe that's not the intent. Nice, not so predictable ending.

Cynthia S.

Super Reviewer

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