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The New Year Parade (2009)

The New Year Parade





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Fact merges with fiction in writer/director Tom Quinn's deeply personal tale of two teenagers struggling to make sense of their complicated family life after their mother and father decide to separate. While sixteen year-old Kat holds out hope that her parents will eventually work things out, her quiet suffering causes her to become emotionally isolated from both family and friends. Meanwhile, Kat's brother Jack not only finds himself in the difficult position of having to mediate between mom and dad, but also having to keep track of their fragmented finances. Complicating matters is the fact that Jack plays in the string band his father longs to lead to victory in Philadelphia's annual Mummer's Parade.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Art House & International, Drama
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Written By: Steve Beal, Tom Quinn
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On DVD: Nov 24, 2009


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All Critics (3) | Top Critics (3)

Quinn photographed his film over four years, and yet, as his own editor, has mastered what must have been hours of material into a story so convincingly embedded in the band and parade that it would have been impossible to create it just for a film.

Full Review… | December 10, 2009
Chicago Sun-Times
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A low-key but satisfying blend of melodrama and observant naturalism.

Full Review… | December 2, 2009
Los Angeles Times
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Full Review… | October 30, 2009
Philadelphia Inquirer
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Audience Reviews for The New Year Parade

A movie about a family and their two kids who are dealing with a sepration.

This wasn't the best movie by far, but there were some moments that wern't completely awful. For the most part though it wasn't an easy movie to get involved in since it was so dull.

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