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Tuesday, May 15, 2007

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Posted By on Tue, May 15, 2007 at 4:13 PM

                                

I stumbled on Eddie Cockrell's review of Little Rock native Jeff Nichols' film "Shotgun Stories" in Variety.  "A point-blank buckshot blast of inarticulate American rage, played with the disarmingly placid inevitability of Greek tragedy, "Shotgun Stories" is a precisely modulated yet cumulatively forceful story of a rural family feud turned deadly. Tonal similarity to work of David Gordon Green, one of three producers on the project, will attract immediate interest; sure helming hand and genre trappings of script by first-timer Jeff Nichols will ensure loaded specialty biz and ancillary stockpiling."

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