In the movie November Criminals, 18-year-old Addison Schacht, a Jewish high-school senior in Washington D.C., responds to the essay question, “What are your best and worst qualities?”
He explains he has only bad qualities, as illustrated by the events of his senior year. They include collecting offensive jokes; dealing drugs to his classmates; and insulting teachers, fellow students, and his girlfriend’s mother. But his classmate is killed, and he begins to investigate the death.
Starring Chloë Grace Moretz and Ansel Elgort. November Criminals takes place in Washington, D.C.