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After serving time for murder, Josh Hutton returns to his home town where me meets Audry Hugo. No one can remember exactly what Josh did, but they are all wary of him, especially Audry's father. Written by
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One of my (maybe even "the") all time favorite movies.
A film about some average people, basically. Maybe a bit weird, some of those people, but that's how people are, if you look closely. What makes it so rewatchable for me are the wonderful dialogues and the wonderful characters. They feel so true.
IMHO, the very tight budget and schedule helped this movie become so good. It is so... concise. Hardly a word or scene wasted.
If you like movies by Jim Jarmusch or Richard Linklater, you might like this one, too.
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