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David Edelstein Review: 'Tarnation'

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David Edelstein Review: 'Tarnation'

David Edelstein Review: 'Tarnation'

David Edelstein Review: 'Tarnation'

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The new documentary Tarnation chronicles writer and director Jonathan Caouette's turbulent childhood with a mentally ill mother. He made the film on his home computer for just a few hundred dollars. Critic David Edelstein has a review.