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The Beaver Trilogy

The Beaver Trilogy (2001)

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Release Date: Jan 19, 2001 Wide

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It all began with Trent Harris' videotaping an earnest, small-town dreamer from Beaver, Utah, giving a breathtaking monologue. Motivated by his newfound "friend," the man staged a talent show and performed in drag as Olivia Newton-John, which Harris had the genius to tape. This episode inspired the next segment, which has a young Sean Penn reenacting the same scenario. Utilizing Penn's astonishing ability, Harris adds to the story, commenting on the motivations and fate of the sweet outsider as

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A pervasive sense of visual madness ferments as the idea of originality collapses. This is the same kind of circularity that drives characters in Roman Polanski movies bonkers.

June 20, 2013 Full Review Source: Film Comment Magazine
Film Comment Magazine

A work of considerable ingenuity

August 14, 2009 Full Review Source: Not Coming to a Theater Near You
Not Coming to a Theater Near You

'...toys with issues of spectatorship so brilliantly, that you emerge having learnt a lot about fiction, documentary, and yourself.'

June 13, 2002
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