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Rites of Passage (2012)

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An anthropology student invites his classmates and professor to his family's abandoned ranch, once a sacred Chumash burial ground, to recreate an ancient ceremony.

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A group of anthropology students take a road trip to the family ranch of one of them for a weekend of drinking and taking drugs, the latter under the pretense of researching ancient rituals. They run in trouble, however, because the brother that lives on the seemingly abandoned premises displays disturbing behavior in his search for a "bride" and a stranger named Delgado turns up to enact revenge for a misdeed in the past by one of the students. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for drug and alcohol abuse, violence, some strong sexual content and pervasive language | See all certifications »

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To ensure the accuracy of the portrayal of the Chumash Indian culture, the production team consulted with an anthropological expert on the Chumash during both the writing process and production. In addition, a representative from the Chumash reservation was on set several times during shooting. All the actors portraying Chumash characters were Native American. See more »

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Delgado: You better shut that cunt up before I fuck start her head
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Too silly to be offended by
15 December 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

First - it takes WAY too long for this movie to get going.

Second - I believe in respecting all cultures, but this movie was so ridiculous (talking sock puppet), that I don't know how any Native American could be offended by any representations in the film.

Now, college professors and students look pretty stupid.

There ARE some pretty amusing moments.

Most from Christian Slater.

Although I felt all the actors did a great job, the material?

I wouldn't waste my time.

The "4" is because I actually made it through.


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