DVD Old Joy [DVD] [2006] [English] [Region 1] (DVD 1121998),
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Old Joy [DVD] [2006] [English] [Region 1]

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  • DVD
  • 1 disc
  • Region 1 USA/CA (info)
  • Indie-rock star Will Oldham stars alongside Daniel London (MY BEST FRIEND'S WIFE) in this tale of two old friends who bond during a camping trip in Oregon. Kelly Reichardt (RIVER OF GRASS) directs, Yo La Tengo provides the music.
  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 5042

  • Credits
    William Oldham, Will Oldham, Daniel London
  • Critic Reviews
    "[A] shimmering, quiet treasure of a film, an elegy to mutable friendship, enduring nature, and the sense of loss that inevitably accompanies the adult pull to move forward." -- Grade: A
    Entertainment Weekly

    Included in Entertainment Weekly's "Top 10 Films Of The Year" -- "OLD JOY is a small, delicate thing, and a huge achievement in honestly independent filmmaking."
    Entertainment Weekly

    Ranked #13 in Film Comment's "20 Best Films Of 2006."
    Film Comment

    "[F]illed with the kind of unemphatic ambition and relevance that's become virtually extinct in American independent filmmaking."
    Film Comment

    3 stars out of 5 -- "[I]ts subtlety is as treasurable as an old friend."
    Total Film

    "[A] campfire monologue recalls EASY RIDER, and a wrangle over an order in a diner brings to mind FIVE EASY PIECES. As these forerunners suggest, the journey is as much metaphorical as geographical."
    Sight and Sound

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