First screened in August 2013
Director: Barbara Loden. Cast: Barbara Loden, Michael Higgins, Dorothy Shupenes, Peter Shupenes, Jerome Thier, Marian Thier, Anthony Rotell, M.L. Kennedy, Milton Gittleman, Lila Gittleman, Joe Dennis, Jack Ford, Rozamond Peck, Frank Jourdano. Screenplay: Barbara Loden.

Twitter Capsule: A patient character study; onset of "plot" sneaks up on you. Has a documentary's gaze. Loden excels on both sides of camera.

VOR:   Indispensable indie with bottom-up vision of America, though not that far up. Decade became famous for such projects in US, but rarely with women at center, much less from women artists.

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Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: A–

Venice Film Festival: Pasinetti Award (Foreign Film)

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