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Sarah Palin: You Betcha!

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Nick Broomfield, Sarah Palin: You Betcha! | PITBULL WITH LIPSTICK Broomfield documents Palin's pugnacious nature

Sarah Palin: You Betcha!

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
runtime:
90 minutes
Limited Release Date:
09/30/11
performer:
Sarah Palin
director:
Nick Broomfield, Joan Churchill
distributor:
Freestyle Releasing
genre:
Documentary

We gave it a B

Nick Broomfield, a graduate of the one-man-band school of documentary muckraking, goes up to Sarah Palin’s hometown of Wasilla, Alaska, where he ?interviews everyone he can find who knows her. He creates a portrait of Palin as a politician with a compulsion to destroy anyone who has crossed her. And though a great deal of this material (e.g., Troopergate) seems like old news, Broomfield is so dogged that he makes ? a case, in a deeper way than we’ve seen, that there’s a ? terrifying remorselessness to Palin’s feuding nature. B