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Security, Colorado (2001)

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Andrew Gillis' debut feature, simulating a documentary film with its use of handheld cameras, was awarded an official certificate for following Dogme 95's rules for "cinematic chastity." ... See full summary »

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Andrew Gillis' debut feature, simulating a documentary film with its use of handheld cameras, was awarded an official certificate for following Dogme 95's rules for "cinematic chastity." Following college, Karen relocates to Security, Colorado, to be close to boyfriend Paul. With an apartment and a job in a record store, her life is in order, so she then embarks on her dream of becoming a writer. However, her job is unfulfilling, and when she spots a theft in the store, she doesn't report the shoplifter but instead attempts to befriend her. Unable to relate to life around her, Karen has a growing dissatisfaction with her existence, and an unusual psychological portrait emerges as she attempts to deal with everyday realities and find security in Security. Written by Anonymous

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Maybe too true to life...
7 February 2004 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This film is as interesting as it is high-tech. Not necessarily a bad film, but it's rather boring and inconsequential. In fact, perhaps its main problem is it's too true to life, which is sometimes just not what many folks want to spend time watching on screen. Plus the fact that the dialog is simply terrible at times. These factors make it understandable why this film got zero stars in my digital cable guide. Anyway, the fact that the story and acting are pretty natural, and the lead actress is darn cute, save this film. Let's hope we see a lot more of Karen Felber! C+


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