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October Country

(DVD - 2010)
Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
October Country
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"October Country is a beautifully rendered portrait of an American family struggling for stability while haunted by the ghosts of war, teen pregnancy, foster care and child abuse. A collaboration between filmmaker Michael Palmieri and photographer and family member Donal Mosher, this vibrant and penetrating documentary examines the forces that unsettle the working poor and the violence that lurks beneath the surface of American life. Every family has its ghosts. The Mosher family has more than most. Shot over a year from one Halloween to the next, the film creates a stunning cinematic portrait of a family who are unique but also sadly representative of the struggles of America's working class. The film was created to be both a universal story of family struggle and a socially conscious portrait of compelling, articulate individuals grappling with the forces that tear at their homes and relationships"--Publisher's website.
Published: [United States] : Carnivalesque Films, 2010.
Branch Call Number: DVD 306.8509 OCT
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (80 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in.

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