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Film Review - The Public Domain

PUBLIC DOMAIN 3

“The Public Domain” takes place in the aftermath of the 2007 I-35W Mississippi River Bridge collapse that occurred in Minneapolis, Minnesota. It’s a delicate topic to handle, even after eight years, but to writer/director Patrick Coyle’s credit, the feature doesn’t utilize the horrific event for disaster movie purposes. Instead, the helmer has built a sensitive drama around the idea of unification through shared trauma, only periodically bringing up imagery from the nightmarish day to tie subplots together. While a low-budget endeavor with a few limitations, “The Public Domain” is a wonderfully open-hearted understanding of the ties that bind, featuring charming performances and a screenplay interested in the strange interactions of life, which provides a unique form of group therapy. Read the rest at Blu-ray.com

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