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Hillbilly Elegy


Amy Adams, Glenn Close, Gabriel Basso, Haley Bennett View All


Ron Howard (Director), Vanessa Taylor (Writer) View All

Release: Nov. 11th, 2020
Runtime: 1 hour, 57 minutes
An urgent phone call pulls a Yale Law student back to his Ohio hometown, where he reflects on three generations of family history and his own future.
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This movie was a huge let down. Although it was a true story, it felt like a cookie cutter rise from poverty story. In its effort to show the struggle of low-income living, it overplayed the drama of ...

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After a beautifully scenic introduction to this very tight community where everybody knows everybody, the story cleverly alternates between a look at young JD's troubled relationship with his drug addicted mother Bev, and adult JD trying to help his mother start over again.


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