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Old Joy
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Robin Rosenberg Robin Rosenberg
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Old Joy (2006)

5 years, 8 months ago at Jan 23 18:34
This movie marks, together with the immediately following "Wendy and Lucy" (2008) samples intimate cinema's most recognizable feature of the american filmmaker Kelly Reichardt. Both movies share the same atmosphere of independent film, made ​​with lots of freedom but little means and gestural based almost anecdotal but always accompanied by an emotionally charged.

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3 years, 1 month ago at Aug 20 17:18
I guess we could all do with a special place to unwind from the news and the trials of modern life. Following films like Deliverance and the cinematic tradition of violence and horror out in the wilds, viewers may feel a sense of unease, so maybe a further dose of nature and meditative space from this unusual film may be in order.
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Description: Old Joy has a quiet energy that propels it further in its simplicity than many big budget movies. Director Kelly Reichardt, a former assistant on early Todd Haynes films, has enlisted Haynes as an executive producer and Yo La Tengo for soundtrack, lending Old Joy a hipness that it exploits to reveal the relationship between the two main characters. Mark (Daniel London) leaves his pregnant wife, Tanya, at home for an excursion into the woods with his hippified buddy, Kurt (Will Oldham). Leaving Portland in Mark's Volvo, with dog in tow, Kurt smoke bowls while Mark navigates into the Cascades backcountry, where the two get tempora ... (more)
Release date: 26 January 2007
Tags: 2006 (2), Utne (1), Road Trip (1), Wilderness (1), Friendship (1), Drama (1), Pdx (1), Mumblecore (1), Portland (1), 2000s (1), Oregon (1), Road Movie (1), Color (1), Usa (1), 73 Min. (1), Sort (1), Spiritual Cinema (1), SnP (1)
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