• The Business of Fancydancing (2002)

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Release Date: May 10th, 2002

DVD Release Date: July 8th, 2003

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 43 min

Plot Summary
A successful poet (Evan Adams) and an old buddy (Gene Tagaban), both American Indians, reunite for the funeral of their longtime friend.

Cast: Evan Adams, Michelle St. John, Gene Tagaban, Swil Kanim, Rebecca Carroll, Cynthia Geary, Leo Rossi, Kevin Phillip

Director: Sherman Alexie

Genres: Drama

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  • Offers a quixotic array of characters and flashbacks that tests patience, but once the viewer understand the movie's cadence and rhythm, the story gets better and better until it builds into a crescendo that's emotional, dramatic and -- best of all, perhaps -- fitting. show more

  • The movie eventually chokes on its own pretensions. show more

  • Shot in digital video, Fancydancing feels a bit like a racy after-school special. Performances are amateurishly uneven. show more

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