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I had always heard about how great the magazine was and wanted to know more. I loved hearing about Lester Bangs, I read a few of his books and found him to be off the wall gonzo with his writing. In general I loved hearing how the magazine started and virtually everyone who worked there had no big writing experiences, they are were all in their teens and early 20's so everyone was learning on the spot. It was a…
Jesus, what a film, still trying to pick up my jaw. I have never seen anything like this before nor will you ever see something like it again, had me in tears so many times. Main character goes from this young innocent boy to seeing so much shit happen to himself and his fellow countrymen, he comes out looking 30 years older. Harrowing, painful to watch, sad, realistic.
"Where is home?" "Home is in my hands"
Let me start of by saying that the acting in this film is downright wonderful, the scenes between Sam Rockwell and Mischa Barton are engrossing, I couldn't take my eyes off of them. I think the whole cast is just as good. Heartbreaking, beautiful and honest, this film had so many great scenes, many left me smiling. I don't understand how I let this gem slip by all these years. I must check out more of John Duigan's films out.