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Inspired by the 1999 shootings at Columbine High School, this stylish, understated drama from Gus Van Sant ("Drugstore Cowboy") depicts a day in the life of several American high school students. With a cast of mostly non-actors and largely improvised dialogue, the film focuses on two outcasts whose insecurities lead them to take drastic and violent action. Awarded Best Director and Best Film at the 2003 Cannes Film Festival.

Year: 2003
Genre: Art House Cinema, Drama, Cannes - Palme d'Or, 2004
Country: USA
Director: Gus Van Sant
Starring: Alex Frost, Eric Deulen, John Robinson, Elias McConnell, Jordan Taylor
Duration: 81 Minutes
Rating: R16 - Contains violence.
7.2/10
Location in store: Art House Cinema

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