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Young Ones

R| 1 hr. 39 min.

Plot Summary
In a future where water is scarce, a farmer (Michael Shannon) defends his land and hopes to rejuvenate his parched soil. However, his daughter's boyfriend schemes to steal the land for himself.

Cast: Michael Shannon , Nicholas Hoult , Elle Fanning , Kodi Smit-McPhee , Andy McPhee , Aimee Mullins , Alex McGregor , Robert Hobbs

Director: Jake Paltrow

Genres: Drama, Science fiction

Distributor: Screen Media Films

Young Ones (2014)

Release Date: October 17th, 2014|1 hr. 39 min.

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  • There should be drama here, but everything falls as flat as the withered valley floor. Not all is lost: The cinematography and special effects are quite competent. The script just leaves us thirsty for more. show more

  • Director Jake Paltrow’s stark sense of place fades as familiar genre elements are introduced. It winds up like “There Will Be Blood,” but with H2O, not oil. It’s food for thought, nothing more. show more

  • Paltrow shows a capable hand with the actors... However, the characters only intermittently engage our interest. show more

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