Down to the Dirt Reviews

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Patricia Hluchy
Toronto Star
December 5, 2008
We know how his story will unfold.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail
December 5, 2008
By the time the movie finally gets round to the narrator enumerating the life lessons learned, viewers may already be sleeping it off.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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James Adams
Globe and Mail
October 18, 2008
The movie, directed by first-timer Simms, gets really interesting -- in a squalid, darkly humorous, Atlantic Canada Gothic kinda way.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Dennis Harvey
Variety
September 15, 2008
Many viewers will find time spent with this hapless screw-up two hours too many, but the pic does at least partly capture the source material's rambunctious gallows humor.