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The Tracey Fragments

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The Tracey Fragments

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
77 minutes
Limited Release Date:
05/09/08
performer:
Ellen Page, Ari Cohen
director:
Bruce McDonald
author:
Maureen Medved
genre:
Drama

We gave it a B-

In The Tracey Elements, tormented teen Tracey (Page, pre-Juno) looks for her missing brother in a daring but unsteady drama. A powerhouse Page commands attention, but the film — shot almost entirely in multiple, flickering split screens — is ultimately tiring to watch. Even the short making-of can’t settle on one camera angle. B-