Crawford (2008)





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Filmmaker David Modigliani explores the impact of the presidency on the small town of Crawford, Texas (population 705) after President George W. Bush declares the once-sleepy community his "home" away from the White House. Shortly after then-governor Bush purchased a ranch in Crawford back in 1999, the insular community began to experience an enormous boom. Later, as Bush began his bid for the presidency, he used the town as a means of justifying his folksy, down-home image. But as new shops … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Documentary, Special Interest
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Written By: David Modigliani
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On DVD: Jun 2, 2009
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All Critics (5)

Unlike many political documentaries, this big-hearted, well-made film is genuinely interested in understanding both sides.

Full Review… | August 29, 2008
St. Paul Pioneer Press

shows a skilled hand at documentary filmmaking, entertaining above all

Full Review… | July 6, 2008

Focuses not on stereotypes but on human beings, who are a lot more complicated than red-and-blue, and the way political strategies touch their lives.

Full Review… | April 17, 2008

Modigliani is there from the beginning which helps bring potency and unexpected tragedy to the lives of both Bush's local supporters and his dissenters.

Full Review… | April 9, 2008

Immensely even-handed, entertaining, and because of the heroic determination of soft-spoken Misti Turbeville, incredibly affecting.

Full Review… | March 10, 2008

Audience Reviews for Crawford

George Bush Jr. moves to Crawford,TX. to improve his image in hopes of getting into The White House right before election time.Wow

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