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Janeane from Des Moines Reviews

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Nick McCarthy
Slant Magazine
October 1, 2012
Grace Lee's film betrays its own fictions by overloading on cheap worst-case-scenario mythology.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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Claude Peck
Minneapolis Star Tribune
November 1, 2012
This cinema demi-verité is a fascinating, discomfiting hybrid of real candidates and a fake constituent, but director Grace Lee's own politics and tactics are something of a muddle.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Daniel M. Gold
New York Times
October 11, 2012
A commentary on the immense gap between a desperate citizen and the politics she had hoped might help her.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Kam Williams
October 13, 2012
A presidential-year docudrama about a Tea Party conservative's futile search for a candidate that leaves her no option but to pull the lever for Obama in November.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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