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Film Review - Rich Hill


“Rich Hill” is certainly not something to be viewed while in a gloomy mood. Covering the basics in dysfunction, poverty, disobedience, and self-destruction, the documentary fights to find poetry in the darkest of details. Marginally successful in its quest to understand the blues of wayward teenagers, “Rich Hill” runs into extended patches of inertia, with this simulation of adolescent boredom often bringing the movie to a full stop. There are some fascinating moments of household conflict, and the circularity of irresponsibility registers strongly throughout the picture. However, directors Tracy Droz Tragos and Andrew Droz Palermo get too caught up in atmosphere, losing track of these lives as they fixate on the artful mournfulness of the effort. Read the rest at


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