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1 hr. 13 min.

Plot Summary
A professional skateboarder drifts through life with seemingly little regard for adult responsibilities, preferring instead to skate in abandoned pools and camp in friends' yards.


Director: Tristan Patterson

Genres: Documentary

Dragonslayer (2011)

Release Date: January 1st, 2011|1 hr. 13 min.

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  • 75
    Peter Hartlaub San Francisco Chronicle

    Patterson's verite style is bettered by the work of cinematographer Eric Koretz, who surrounds the bleak characters with beauty and color. show more

  • 60
    The Hollywood Reporter

    The portrait is dispiriting overall, inspiring little affection from viewers, but feels authentic and fair. show more

  • 75
    Stephen Cole The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    Dragonslayer documents what happened when California stopped dreaming. show more

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Trailer Park Tuesday: Skating on the World to Change in 'Dragonslayer' (VIDEO)

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Aiden Redmond on Aug 30th, 2011 12:00PM

Aside from the great 'Dogtown and Z-Boys,' film makers have never really given skaters their proper due in the spotlight. Regardless of whether you think it's a sport or a hobby, skateboarding...

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