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MANIC

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Manic

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
100 minutes
Limited Release Date:
04/25/03
performer:
Don Cheadle, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Zooey Deschanel
director:
Jordan Melamed
author:
Michael Bacall, Blayne Weaver
genre:
Drama

We gave it a C+

The lack of therapeutic breakthroughs in an indie drama about troubled teen patients in a mental institution is a good thing. The intrusive, jittery, digital-video camera work is not.