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Kent MacKenzie (writer)
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13 July 1961 (USA) See more »
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Native Americans in Los Angeles. For 12 hours one Friday night, from late afternoon until dawn, we follow a handful of urban Indians... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Directed by
Kent MacKenzie 
 
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Kent MacKenzie (writer)

Produced by
Kent MacKenzie .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Erik Daarstad 
Robert Kaufman 
John Arthur Morrill 
 
Film Editing by
Warner Brown 
Sven Walnum (uncredited)
 
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Sven Walnum .... camera operator (uncredited)
 
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Sven Walnum .... assistant editor (uncredited)
 
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Mindaugus Bagdon .... additional crew
Stan Follis .... additional crew
Ron Honthaner .... additional crew
David MacDougall .... additional crew
Ken Nelson .... additional crew
Marvin Walowitz .... additional crew
 

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Life without hope, 30 December 2009
Author: lastliberal from United States

There are some real classics out there but you have to search with information from those who are in the know concerning great films and great filmmakers.

Kent MacKenzie gives us a 24-hour slice of the life of a young couple who moved from the reservation to Los Angeles in the 50s. I can go back and appreciate this now that I am older; much more than I would have at 11.

It is not a pretty picture. The men didn't work and spent their time drinking and gambling and hanging out. The wives were expected to feed them, clean their clothing, and give them what money they had.

There was a real fatalism in their voices and attitudes. Life was a party, and if things didn't work out, you could always go back to the reservation. Doing time? No problem, I do it outside, so I can do it inside.

Added to the National Film Registry this year, it is a slice of life that shows no promise.

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