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1 hr. 30 min.

Plot Summary
Filmmaker Jonathan Caouette uses musical montages and psychedelic sequences to document a road trip through the past and present with his mentally ill mother.


Director: Jonathan Caouette

Genres: Docudrama

Walk Away Renee (2011)

Release Date: November 30th, 2012|1 hr. 30 min.

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    The Hollywood Reporter

    It's problematic, however, that we learn very little here that wasn't more stirringly conveyed in the earlier film. In its mesmerizing, propulsive drive, "Tarnation" was a heartfelt scramble to make sense of messy lives. Walk Away Renee is an occasionally illuminating patchwork. show more

  • 63
    Diego Costa Slant Magazine

    It's Jonathan Caouette's insistence in going back to his nightmarish old footage, or the old footage that he purposefully renders nightmarish, that seems more interesting. show more

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    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    The extra money has bought a professional crew for scripted sequences, in which Jonathan and his mother too often mug for the camera. show more

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