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Laurent Cantet director of the Cannes palm D'or and Oscar Nominated
"The Class" latest effort "Foxfire" did little to impress me a film
about a group of teenage girls in upstate New York in 1950's who call
them selves "Foxfire" they are angry and out to cause trouble and who
can blame them I blame the director of this film and the dialect coach
and casting director. The ensemble performance by the female cast
played out like amateur actors in a B film the dialogue sounded to
Canadian who can blame Laurent Cantet he is French he probably couldn't
notice the difference and the dialect coach must have been deaf. The
film itself stretched out its welcome running 2hours and 20minutes I
felt the film was going no where after watching it for 90 minutes. And
the fact that the film won a best actress prize at The San Sebastian
International Film Festival Katie Coseni the jury must not have had
much to choose from to give a best actress award.
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