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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Paul Rudd
Emile Hirsch
Directors
David Gordon Green
Screenwriters
David Gordon Green
Running Time
93 minutes

Prince Avalanche
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Plot
Texas, 1988. Thoughtful but passive-aggressive Alvin (Rudd) and Lance (Hirsch), the dim but well-meaning brother of his girlfriend, set to work on a Sisyphean task of remarking roads scorched by a forest fire. The journey isn't smooth, though, as news comes from back east and frictions start to grow.


Verdict
Gordon Green follows up a pair of execrable comedies with a wise and witty slow-motion road trip that catches the sun.


Reviewed by Damon Wise

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