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An America drowning in red ink is the land of the free no more
Topic - Darius Marder
It's rare to see a filmmaker grow by leaps and bounds in the mere two years between the release of a film and its follow-up. But writer-director Derek Cianfrance has pulled off one of the most impressive artistic growth spurts imaginable with his new release, the intimate yet epic "The Place Beyond the Pines."
After his sexually frank art-house hit "Blue Valentine," writer-director Derek Cianfrance's new film, "The Place Beyond the Pines," will surprise some with its profound message of hope and redemption.
But here he tells a story with far more sweep than his debut film — of a criminal, the cop who shoots and kills him and their teenage sons who have to deal with the consequences 15 years later.