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Difficult Childhood on Display in 'Tarnation'

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Difficult Childhood on Display in 'Tarnation'

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Difficult Childhood on Display in 'Tarnation'

Difficult Childhood on Display in 'Tarnation'

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Jonathan Caouette made Tarnation, a documentary about his difficult childhood, for just over $200. But the film earned accolades at the Sundance, Cannes and New York Film festivals. Los Angeles Times film critic Kenneth Turan has a review.