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Elephant
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John Robinson

John Robinson

John McFarland
Nicole George

Nicole George

Nicole


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Gus Van Sant

Gus Van Sant

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2 years, 11 months ago at Oct 1 20:27
3 votes
I'm going to start this review off by saying that the first time I watched this was when I was 15. Me and a friend were having a sleepover, and we stayed up all night watching IFC when it came on. We had no idea what to expect, only that it was set in a high school (so we could relate) and it had a hot blonde boy in it. Needless to say this film is what made me interested in film study, and media ... read more

A bit of a let-down

7 years, 6 months ago at Feb 22 17:47
2 votes
Having watched this film I have to say that I'm disapointed with it. I liked the fact that unknown actors and actresses were used and that they actually used their first names in the film, but the acting (IMHO) didn't seem very realistic at all, but maybe thats because I'm not an American. I didn't really like the camera work, especially the gliding after a character walking down a corridor, that ... read more

A great movie

3 years, 7 months ago at Jan 31 11:49
1 vote
Ever since I have heard about this flick, I became really eager to check it out. Indeed, Gus van Sant is a very good director and I always had a weak spot for his work but, to be honest, not all his movies have been completely successful (As a matter of fact, ‘Good Will Hunting’, his biggest success at the box-office, is actually rather overrated in my opinion). Fortunately, this movie really... read more
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Description: "Elephant" is a film about a normal day in high school that ends in a Columbine-esque massacre. We become observers of the events that happen throughout the day, as the film is filled with long tracking shots of students going out of and into classes, the cafeteria, the gym, or the library. The characters in the film are mos ... (more)
Release date: 3 October 2003
UPC: 026359222924
Drama (38), Crime (22), Teen (16), 2003 (15), 2000s (13), Suicide (13), Bullying (12), School (12), Murder (12), School Shooting (11), Violence (11), High School (10), Revenge (9), Based On True Story (8), Teenage (8), Usa (8), (7), True Story (4), Photographer (4), Teenagers (4)
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“"Elephant" is an interesting experiment, which could benefit from some editing and stronger acting. The ambiguity that surrounds the motivations of th”

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“"Elephant" is an interesting experiment, which could benefit from some editing and stronger acting. The ambiguity that surrounds the motivations of the killers is a frustrating, but perhaps relevant, critique of the shroud of confusion that surrounded the Columbine killings.

Parents, teachers, bullies, and the media were all held under scrutiny, and many school shootings later, we're still holding candles in the dark as to what motivates these kids to kill their peers- and themselves- in a time that seems rich with possibility.

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The film is presented in a series of vignettes of students habitating a generic high school on the day of a Columbine-like massacre. Using nonprofessional actors and a handheld camera, the film recounts t” read more


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