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JCLIanH made a comment Dec 07 2019

The Farewell

DVD - 2019
"Though this isn't Lulu Wang's debut feature, it feels like one of those breakout films that will allow Wang to do whatever the heck she pleases for her third film. This is a remarkably strong film, and while the narrative is pretty bare-bones, thi..." Permalink
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JCLIanH rated a title Dec 07 2019

The Farewell

DVD - 2019
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JCLIanH made a comment Dec 07 2019
"A bizarre film that plays like a mashup of Reservoir Dogs, No Country for Old Men, and Treasure of the Sierra Madre and, even with its two-and-a-half hour run time, I was completely enthralled throughout. I'm still not sure if it's actually a GOOD..." Permalink
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JCLIanH rated a title Dec 07 2019
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JCLIanH made a comment Dec 07 2019
"A deeply sweet movie with lots of heart and great affection for its characters. The story totally unravels in the (admittedly fun, wrestling-based) third act but it's not enough to totally sink this story about outcasts coming together." Permalink
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