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The Tomatometer is 60% or higher.
The Tomatometer is 59% or lower.
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Part 1of three. David Sutherland (creator of the acclaimed documentary "The Farmer's Wife") wrote, produced and directed this compelling chronicle of Chris Johnson and Cody Perkins, Kentucky teens coming of age in the Appalachian hills. In Part 1, Chris, who lives in a trailer with his working mom and terminally ill dad, tries to begin a school paper, while Cody, an orphan living with a step-grandmother, wants to start a Christian music group. A "Frontline" special episode. Will Lyman narrates.