The Parking Lot Movie (2010)
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The Parking Lot Movie is a documentary about a singular parking lot in Charlottesville, Virginia and the select group of Parking Lot Attendants that inhabit its microcosm. The Attendants are a uniquely varied group of men comprised of both undergraduate and graduate students, philosophers, intellectuals, musicians, artists, and marginal-type characters. Three years in the making, this documentary is a strange rite of passage for all involved. Themes receiving daily scrutiny and detailing include
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Their sense of superiority toward the petty SUV drivers and rude midlife-crisisers who frequent the lot is matched by introspective considerations of traditional social contracts.
while The Parking Lot Movie may seem modest in focus, in addressing precisely the intersection of space and money it finds many hilariously incisive verities about American society - whether driving through or stuck in idle.
An uplifting, high energy doc about an independent parking lot in Charlottesville, Virginia, this film has what so many films reach towards and miss: character.
Refreshingly original, spirited and provocative. Get ready for a surprisingly enlightening and amusing experience.
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