Hesher is a 2010 American dark comedy/drama film co-written and directed by Spencer Susser and starring Joseph Gordon-LevittRainn WilsonNatalie Portman (who also produced the film) and Devin Brochu. Following the loss of his mother in a car crash, T.J. (Devin Brochu) falls into a state of depression. He becomes obsessed with the car his mother died in and follows it when it is towed away. He and his passive, depressed and pill-taking father Paul (Rainn Wilson) live with T.J.’s grandmother Madeleine (Piper Laurie), where they are soon joined by a squatter, Hesher (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), a foul-mouthed, tattooed, heavy metal-loving lout. Most of the songs on the film’s soundtrack are tracks from heavy metal bands Metallica and Motörhead.

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