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Year: 2008
Runtime: 80′
Country: USA
Direction: Kelly Reichardt
Screenplay: Kelly Reichardt, Jonathan Raymond
Cast: Michelle Williams, Will Patton, Will Oldham
Cinematography: Sam Levy
Genre: Drama
Contact: Memento Films

Wins & Nominations

2008: American Film Institute (AFI) – Top 10
2008: Independent Spirit Awards – 2 nominations including Best Film
2008: Gijón Film Festival