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The Tracey Fragments

Release Date: May 9th, 2008

R|1 hr. 17 min.

Plot Summary
Tracey (Ellen Page) sits traumatized on a bus, scanning the streets for her lost younger brother, Sonny (Zie Souwand). Impressionistic flashbacks reveal the events that brought her to this point: Her severely dysfunctional parents barely register her existence except with hostility, while her psychiatrist is more a hindrance to her mental health than a source of support. Her only source of comfort is her classmate Billy Zero (Slim Twig). Unfortunately, their relationship is pure fantasy.

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Genres: Drama

Distributor: ThinkFilm

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  • A failed cinematic experiment mainly notable for its fine starring performance by a pre-"Juno" Ellen Page, The Tracey Fragments provides more evidence (not that any was needed) that an extensive use of split-screen visuals is far more irritating than arresting. show more

  • I have a feeling that this is the last time we'll see a down-and-dirty Ellen Page. Her handlers have too much wrapped up in her mainstream persona to ever again allow her to do anything as daring and out of the loop as The Tracey Fragments. And that's a shame. show more

  • Even though the screen is often divided into a Mondrian-like grid, each individual box containing its own discreet moving image, McDonald's film is surprisingly fluid and easy to follow. show more

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