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460 Ratings

State and Main

Directed by David Mamet
United States, France, 2000


A movie crew invades a small town whose residents are all too ready to give up their values for showbiz glitz.

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State and Main Directed by David Mamet

Critics reviews

Hoffman lampoons artistic self-seriousness without a trace of condescension. White’s screenplay, The Old Mill (“Does it have be an old mill?”) is patently absurd, choked with overripe metaphors, yet the character ultimately emerges as heroic, and even gets the girl (Rebecca Pidgeon). It’s the most lovable Hoffman was ever allowed to be.
February 07, 2014
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