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This is my personal favorite film of the year. I was expecting more of a criticism of the town, but the film is really just a set of portraits of some eccentric residents of the town. The film is a bit of a ready-made - these characters are absolute gems. The film-making is also clever - the portrayals are cleverly interwoven so that the personalities unfold in surprising ways as the film goes on. The film was all I wanted to talk about for about a week after I saw it and I really wish I could see it again.
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