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  • An invigoratingly mordant comedy that proves that Alexander Payne's rambunctious debut, "Citizen Ruth," was no fluke. show more

  • With Election, Payne announces himself as one of the keenest purveyors of the scattered pieces that once was an American morality. show more

  • Alexander Payne is a director whose satire is omnidirectional. He doesn't choose an easy target and march on it. He stands in the middle of his story and attacks on all directions. show more

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