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Film Review - 4 Minute Mile

4 MINUTE MILE Richard Jenkins

The cleansing process of long distance running gets a new workout in “4 Minute Mile,” a drama that often takes on more than it can handle. Director Charles-Olivier Michaud is blessed with capable performances from key cast members, and the picture gets surprisingly far on its sincerity, presenting some real psychological blockage that takes time to work through. “4 Minute Mile” has the capacity to explore some compelling areas of doubt, but the screenplay by Josh Campbell and Jeff Van Wie goes overboard in an attempt to secure tears, torching the third act with brazen manipulation that nearly sours everything that comes before it. Read the rest at


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