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R| 1 hr. 21 min.

Plot Summary
A variety of adolescents at a suburban high school drift through a seemingly uneventful day, until two students arrive with violent intentions. Alex (Alex Frost) and Eric (Eric Deulen) have developed elaborate plans to enter their school and gun down as many of their peers as possible. Although Alex and Eric are seen as the victims of bullying, and the pair have carefully plotted their attack, most of the violence is committed with a detached sense of randomness.

Cast: Alex Frost , Eric Deulen , John Robinson , Elias McConnell , Jordan Taylor , Carrie Finklea , Nicole George , Brittany Mountain

Director: Gus Van Sant

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Fine Line Features, HBO

Elephant (2003)

Release Date: October 24th, 2003|1 hr. 21 min.

critic reviews (10)
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  • 88
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    To those who see no purpose to this film, I say the purpose is learning not to turn a blind eye. The unique and unforgettable Elephant keeps its eyes wide open. show more

  • 75
    San Francisco Chronicle

    A haunting elegy on the unpredictability of life. Never knowing what the next minute might bring is the elephant in all our lives. show more

  • 90
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Calmly, almost serenely, Mr. Van Sant and his superb cinematographer, Harris Savides, reveal a vision of contemporary American youth quite unlike any other. show more

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