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Devil's Playground (2002)

Amish teenagers experience and embrace the modern world as a rite-of-passage before deciding which life they will choose.

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Dylan Cole ...
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Amish teenagers experience and embrace the modern world as a rite-of-passage before deciding which life they will choose.

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Appeared on Entertainment Weekly's list of The 50 Best Movies You've Never Seen in the Jul 16, 2012 issue. See more »


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CD 2- Track 7
Written and Produced by Aphex Twin (as Richard D. James)
Performed by Aphex Twin
From the Album "Selected Ambient Works, Volume #2"
Published by Chrysalis Songs (BMI)
Courtesy of Warp Records Limited and Sire Records, by arrangement with Warner Special Products
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great multi-view and soundtrack!
11 August 2002 | by (England) – See all my reviews

I've seen this documentary twice now, at least 9 months apart. I think it needs to be seen a couple of times to really take different views within the film. It does leave me worrying about the pre-programming of young minds before they are fully able to disseminate the whole; I say this because of my upbringing in South Africa when the Apartheid regime was in full swing, and the potential 'programming' this could imprint on young minds. A bit of a departure from the Amish nature of the film, I know, but I could'nt help getting the impression from these young folk of the sense of 'helplessness' of their life choices and futures. That apart, a great film to be viewed a couple of times, and equally a super sound track that would be great as a CD release... so how about it folks?


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