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The Hamiltons

Release Date: May 15th, 2006

R|1 hr. 27 min.

Plot Summary
The Hamiltons deal with the sudden death of their parents, then seem to move on. David, the oldest, tries his best to take charge of the family. Twins Wendell and Darlene become more conniving and dark. Francis, the youngest and most sensitive of the group, finds an old video camera that reveals -- beneath the veil of normalcy -- something is very wrong with the family.

Cast: , , , , , , ,


Genres: Horror

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  • Plot? Who needs a plot? Certainly not neophyte director Matt Porterfield, whose Hamilton gets along just fine without one. show more

  • First-time writer-director Matthew Porterfield's small-scale, 16mm slice-of-life drama has the hazy, sticky rhythms of a hot summer day and the minimal narrative of a classic European art film. show more

  • Avoids the narrative contrivances of many recent forays into Americana -- by virtually avoiding narrative. show more

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