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Video Review: 'Jesus's Son'

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Jesus's Son

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
genre:
Drama

We gave it an A-

Drug flicks and Jesus allegories are tough enough to pull off on their own; Alison Maclean’s junkie odyssey Jesus’s Son is both. Good thing she landed the sublime Crudup to play the lead, a ’70s-era drifter (identified only as F—head) who breezes Gumpishly in and out of peoples’ lives. Maclean goes easy on the needle shtick and shepherds FH towards an epiphany that’s as credible as it is brilliantly staged. A-

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