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'Mean Creek': Teen Film with a Brain

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'Mean Creek': Teen Film with a Brain

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'Mean Creek': Teen Film with a Brain

'Mean Creek': Teen Film with a Brain

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The film Mean Creek, starring Rory Culkin, dives into the messy reality of teen life, combining sensitivity and teen themes in a plot with echoes of Deliverance. Los Angeles Times film critic Kenneth Turan has a review.

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