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Jolene

Overview


Genre :

Drama

Release Date :

October 29, 2010 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Dan Ireland

Starring :

Jessica Chastain, Rupert Friend, Dermot Mulroney, Michael Vartan, Frances Fisher, Chazz Palminteri, Denise Richards, Theresa Russell, Stephanie Likes

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Not quite bad, but it's not recommended either.    Readers  Be the 1st!

“..Voiceover narration and broad supporting turns (especially from Theresa Russell and Denise Richards) only compound the clumsiness..”
by Nick Schager [Village Voice]
“..socially critical tale..”
by Rob Nelson [Variety]
6 of 10

“..similarly inconsistent in its vision, direction, and offer of persuasive reasons for tagging along..”
by Michelle Orange [Movieline]
1 of 4
Reviewed by Glenn Heath Jr. [Slant Magazine]
Reviewed by Jeannette Catsoulis [NY Times]

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