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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Stanley Tucci
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Alex Gibney
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Running Time
107 minutes

Magic Trip: Ken Kesey's Search For A Kool Place
Alex Gibney takes a trip


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Plot
Assembled from real footage of the trip, this is an account of Ken Kesey's cross-country, LSD-fueled road trip with his counter-culture crew, the Merry Pranksters.


Verdict
Not the razor-sharp narrative that Gibney's Enron doc offered, but then you'd hardlyt expect that with a beatnik cast and enough acid to turn blue litmus paper to therapy. It's all bathed in a hazy fug of day-glo nostalgia.


Reviewed by David Hughes

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