The Guatemalan Handshake (2006)
Average Rating: 6/10
Reviews Counted: 7
Fresh: 5 | Rotten: 2
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Critic Reviews: 3
Fresh: 2 | Rotten: 1
Average Rating: 3.3/5
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A demolition derby driver (Will Oldham) has vanished into the darkness following a massive power outage, setting into motion a bizarre series of events that will profoundly effect everyone from his pregnant girlfriend to a troupe of roving boy scouts and a ten year old girl named Turkeylegs. Later, as Turkeylegs sets out to track down her missing friend, cars kick-up dirt while driving in circles, a woman attends her own funeral, and an orange vehicle repeatedly changes owners. The one night, at
Apr 22, 2006 Wide
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Although Rohal's goal seems to be a rich character study, the movie works best as a celebration of small-town Americana that persists well into the 21st century.
A frustrating example of convention-defying filmmaking that tries too hard to be different.
This sweet nothing has invention and personality to spare, not to mention marvelous mysteries, quirky connections and cockeyed running gags.
Deliberately quirky almost to the point of distraction, this offbeat comedy is an enjoyably puzzling film.
An entertaining and visually exciting film. It has an oddly meandering pace that is riddled with quirky characters in weird situations.
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